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The Massacre of Hundreds of Civilians at Viannos, Crete, Still Haunts Greece

The Viannos area massacres, known as the “Viannos Holocaust,” was a mass extermination campaign launched by Nazi forces against the civilian residents of around...
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Kastellorizo: The First Greek Land Liberated from the Nazis

On September 13, 1943, a Greek destroyer sailed in all its glory to the small port of Kastellorizo, the south-easternmost island of Greece, marking...

The Holocaust of Greek Jews

Once thriving communities in several Greek cities, about 59,000 Greek Jews were victims of the Holocaust or 83 percent of the total number living in...

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...

Gorgopotamos: The 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...

Greeks Commemorate Nazi Atrocities at Viannos on September 16

Locals and government officials honored the memory of the 500 victims of the Viannos Holocaust by the Nazis on September 14-16, 1943 with ceremonies...

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

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

Father Dimitrios: The Orthodox Monk Who was a British Spy

The story of Father Dimitrios, the monk with the voice of an angel, who turned out to be a spy for the British Intelligence...

Greece Remembers the Cold-Blooded Nazi Massacre at Distomo

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

Crete Remembers the Razing of Kandanos by the Nazis on June 3, 1941

June 3, 1941 marks an especially dark day for Greece during the years of the Nazi occupation, as the Cretan village of Kandanos was burned...

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

Greek freedom fighters Manolis Glezos (L) and Apostolis Santas One of the most humiliating moments not only for Greece but for all humanity was when...

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