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Heroes Fight Like Greeks: When the World Bowed to the Hellenic Spirit

Greeks gained fame around the world in modern times for their incredible courage and fierce resistance against the Italian and German invasions in 1940...

Greek Relatives Provide Blood Samples to Help ID Fallen Soldiers from Greek-Italian War

  The remains of Greek soldiers from Western Macedonia who died during the Greek-Italian war of 1940-1941 in Albania will be identified through blood samples...

Greek WWII Survivor Giannis Karageorgiou Celebrates His 100th Birthday

World War II survivor Giannis Karageorgiou celebrated his 100th birthday recently on the Greek island of Lesvos. His unbelievable strength helped this man survive some...

Former Nazi Bunker in Thessaloniki to Become Digital History Learning Lab

Thessaloniki's Anatolia College announced recently that it will turn four underground rooms on its premises which were used as Nazi shelters during WWII into...

Greece’s Heroic WWII Battle of Fort Roupel Turned Into Comic Book

The story of the legendary Roupel fortress in northern Greece survives in our collective memory through the historically-correct reenactment of the battle which takes...

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...

Thousands Watch Re-Enactment of WWII Battle in Northern Greece (video)

History came alive on Saturday as thousands of people thronged the northern Greek border to see the third annual reenactment of the April 1941...

Greek Navy Pinpoints Sunken WWII Submarine in Aegean

The Greek navy has found the exact spot where the submarine Katsonis was sunk by German forces in the Aegean in September 1942. According to media...

Holocaust Survivor Leads Thessaloniki Remembrance March

Retracing the steps that brought him to the Auschwitz concentration camp 75 years ago, 92-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Aelion on Sunday took his wheelchair...

Remains of 108 WWII Greek Soldiers Found in Albania

The remains of 108 Greek soldiers killed during a WWII advance in Albania, as Greece repelled an attempted invasion by Italian forces, have so...

Greek Military Building DNA Database to ID Fallen WWII Troops

Greece's military is setting up a DNA database to help identify the remains of Greek WWII soldiers who died and were buried in Albania. The...

Exhumation Begins of Greek Soldiers Killed in Albania During WWII (photos)

The process of officially exhuming the remains of thousands of Greek soldiers who fell in the mountains of southern Albania at the start of...

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