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What if the Greeks Did Not Say “Oxi” on October 28, 1940?

October 28 is a Greek national holiday, but not without its share of criticism, as there are those who argue that it commemorates the...

The Black Day the Nazis Attacked Greece (video)

It was April 6, 1941 when armed forces from Germany launched a massive attack on Greece's northern border after the Italian army had earlier...

The Duty of Repeating the Proud ‘OXI’ of October 28, 1940 [video]

World War II started in September 1939, but Greece felt it for the first time when an Italian submarine torpedoed Greek warship "Elli" in...

How Greece Stopped Payments to Creditors 77 Years Ago

It was June 1939 when dictator Ioannis Metaxas decided to stop payments to Greece's creditors claiming the needs of Greek people as the reason. Greece's...

The October 28, 1940 ‘OXI’: Brave Words by Brave Men

Few great moments of Greece's history are so well documented as the defiant "OXI" Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas told the Italian Ambassador in Athens...

The OXI Greeks Need to Say Today

(Emblem of the 8th Infantry Division, the first Greek army unit that faced the Italian army in the Albanian front.)  On October 28, 1940, the...

Tanks and Aircrafts to Return to ‘OXI Day’ Parade

This year’s October 28 parade, in remembrance of General Ioannis Metaxas' strong reply of 'oxi' (no) to Mussolini's request to allow Italian troops to...

Golden Dawn’s Festival Angers Kalamata

A storm of protests has risen in Kalamata after Golden Dawn’s decision to organize a festival for its voters around Greece on August 4,...

Golden Dawn Wants Dictator Metaxas’ Statue in Kefalonia

The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has visited the island of Kefalonia and asked Mayor Alexandros Parisis to help them restore and preserve the statue...

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