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Greece Honors Heroine of War of Independence 193 Years After her Death

Greece's Ministry of National Defence honored Laskarina Bouboulina, a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, by awarding her the rank of vice-admiral. The posthumous award,...

Women of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The participation of women in the Greek Revolution was not always as mere moral support for the men in the bloody business of fighting Turks....