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Greek Resistance Legend Themis Marinos Dies at 101

Themis Marinos, the famous member of the British resistance group BLO and author of many books regarding the period of the Greek resistance during...

Kalavryta: The Bloodiest Nazi Massacre in Greece (video)

December 13, 1943 marks the date of the worst atrocity committed in Greece by the Nazi occupying forces, as more than 500 innocent civilians...

Tsipras Says Reparations “Moral Debt To All Peoples of Europe”

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday visited the town of Kalavryta, where the entire population of the town was executed by German occupation troops during...

Gorgopotamos — Greatest Moment of Greek Resistance to the Nazis

The blowing up of the Gorgopotamos railway bridge on November 25, 1942 still stands as the greatest and most courageous moment of Greek resistance...

The Day the Nazi Occupation Army Left Athens (videos)

It was a sunny autumn day when the bells in the churches of Athens started ringing joyously and the citizens rushed out on the...

Germany: Issue of War Reparations to Greece ‘Closed’

Berlin sees that the issue of war reparations to Greece is an issue that is legally and politically closed, said German government spokesperson Steffen...

September 5, 1944: Greek 17-Year-Old Heroine is Executed by Nazis

The name of Hero Konstantopoulou will remain in Greek history as synonymous to bravery and patriotism, as the 17-year-old girl was killed by the...

Greece Remembers the Nazi Massacre at Distomo

The massacre at Distomo remains to this day one of the most atrocious crimes the Nazis committed against innocent women and children, only months before...

The Day Two Teenage Greeks Took Down the Nazi Flag from Acropolis

One of the most humiliating moments not only for Greece but for all humanity was when in April 28, 1941 the swastika was hoisted...

Dwindling Band of Veterans Remember 1941’s Battle of Crete

They say 'old soldiers never die; they simply fade away' but as Sunday marks the beginning 1941's 13-day Battle of Crete this year's commemoration also highlights...

April 27, 1941: The Day the Nazis Took Over Athens (video)

It was a Sunday on 27th April 1941, when German troops entered Athens. The capital's residents remained stubbornly locked in their homes. The rise...

Gorgopotamos Bridge “Retired” for Trains

The historical Gorgopotamos Bridge in central Greece stopped serving trains as of Saturday, putting an end to over a century of service. From now on,...

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