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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,...

German Researchers: Berlin Owes Greece €185 Bln in WW II Reparations

Two German researchers claim that Germany owes Greece 185 billion euros in World War II reparations, of which less that 1 percent has been...

Kalavryta: The Unforgettable Nazi Massacre (video)

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

Gorgopotamos Remains the Greatest Moment of Greece’s Resistance to Nazi Occupation

The explosion of the Gorgopotamos railway bridge on November 25, 1942, still stands as the greatest and bravest moment of the Greek resistance to...

Germany’s Occupation of Greece: A Massacre and Some “Beautiful Souvenirs”

The role of German archaeologists during the occupation in Greece, is being examined by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in an article published in its...

WWII Survivors, Historians Present Database of Witness Accounts of German Occupation

“I don’t feel hatred for the Germans. But I feel great sadness because Nazis existed. Why did we allow as a society for Nazis...

The Fatal December that Led to the Greek Civil War

"Δεκεμβριανά" (Dekemvriana, December events) is a crucial chapter in modern Greek history and signifies the beginning of the Greek Civil War and the long-lasting...

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