Greek Fights and Heroes

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April 21,1967 ~ Army tanks on the streets of Athens (Panepistimiou ave.)

April 21,1967 ~ Army tanks on the streets of Athens (Panepistimiou ave.)

1941- Greek soldiers take time out for meal

1941- Greek soldiers take time out for meal

Greek troops capture an intact German tank at the Battle of El Alamein

Greek troops capture an intact German tank at the Battle of El Alamein

Oxi Day: October 28 When Greece stood up to the Axis powers in WWII. The Nazis told us to surrender and we said, OXI OXI OXIIIIII

Oxi Day: October 28 When Greece stood up to the Axis powers in WWII. The Nazis told us to surrender and we said, OXI OXI OXIIIIII

1943 LRDG/ LONG RANGER DESERT GROUP

The Origins of Greek SOF

1943 LRDG/ LONG RANGER DESERT GROUP

1948 Hungry Greek children waiting for their rations of powdered milk --

1948 Hungry Greek children waiting for their rations of powdered milk --

German paratroopers in Souda bay Crete

German paratroopers in Souda bay Crete

A Greek commando soldier, wearing a fur-collared jacket supplied by the Americans, waits for a guerrilla target to emerge during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). 22nd May 1948

A Greek commando soldier, wearing a fur-collared jacket supplied by the Americans, waits for a guerrilla target to emerge during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). 22nd May 1948

The Greco-Italian War, also known as the Italo-Greek War, was a conflict between Italy and Greece, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941. The conflict marked the beginning of the Balkans campaign of World War II and the initial Greek counteroffensive, the first successful land campaign against the Axis powers in the war. The conflict known as the Battle of Greece ended with the intervention of Nazi Germany on 6 April 1941. In Greece, it is known as the "War of '40" and in…

The Greco-Italian War, also known as the Italo-Greek War, was a conflict between Italy and Greece, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941. The conflict marked the beginning of the Balkans campaign of World War II and the initial Greek counteroffensive, the first successful land campaign against the Axis powers in the war. The conflict known as the Battle of Greece ended with the intervention of Nazi Germany on 6 April 1941. In Greece, it is known as the "War of '40" and in…

Greek Mountain troops, Dec 44

Greek Mountain troops, Dec 44

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