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The Greek OXI Was a Message of Freedom to the World

Throughout the history of Greece, the word "OXI" ("No") was spoken to the enemy several times in several different ways. It was on the...

Eighty Years Later Greece Repeats Its Historic OXI, This Time to Turkey

It has been 80 years since the great "OXI!" Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas said to the fascist powers of Italy, yet the events...

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...

The Handsome Brad Pitt Lookalike Who Fought Heroically in the Battle of Crete

Three men have come to symbolize the courage of the Cretans who fought the German invaders in 1941, one of them has a stunning resemblance with actor Brad Pitt.

How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War II

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek history, it...

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...

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...

New Zealand Woman Finds Rescuers of her Grandfather from the Battle of Crete

Emma Ebrahim could not believe her eyes when she found the descendants of the brave Cretan family who had hidden her New Zealander grandfather, who...

The Greeks who Fought on the Side of the Allies on D-Day

Eddie Lambros was one of the 155 Greek soldiers who landed on Normandy Beach on June 6, 1944, the day World War II took...

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...

How Brave Greek Islanders Saved a Jewish Family During the Holocaust

The tiny Greek island of Erikousa, in the Ionian Sea north of Corfu, has kept a secret for a very, very long time. A...

Neo-Nazis Attack Greek Anti-Fascist Center, Injure 5

Five people were injured, three hospitalized, when a gang of suspected neo-Nazis attacked an anti-fascist center in the Greek port of Piraeus on Sunday. The...

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