Greece, winter of 1941-1942. Starving Greek child. In the autumn of 1941 German occupation forces confiscated all produce to answer food needs of their troops on the Soviet front. An estimated number of half a million people lost their lives of starvation in that most cold winter of 1941-1942, mostly at the urban areas. Twice a day special servicemen collected dead frozen bodies to give them a hasty collective burial.

Greece, winter of Starving Greek child. In the autumn of 1941 German occupation forces confiscated all produce to answer food needs of their troops on the Soviet front.

A woman weeps during the deportation of Jews from Ioannina. Greece. on March 25, 1944. The deportation was enforced by the German army. Almost all of the people deported were murdered on or shortly after April 11, 1944, when the train carrying them reached Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Greece, March A woman weeps during the deportation of Jews from Ioannina.The deportation was enforced by the German army. Almost all of the people deported were murdered on or shortly after April when the train carrying them reached Auschwitz-Birkenau.

July 1942, Thessaloniki, Greece: Portrait of a young Jewish man being pressed into forced labor by the Germans. By the end of the following year, the entire Jewish population of Thessaloniki had been deported to Auschwitz.

July Thessaloniki, Greece: Portrait of a young Jewish man being pressed…

Thessaly, Greece, 1942-1944. Greek kids joined the resistance against the Axis Triple occupation of the country. They were organized in "Aetopoula" (i.e. Young Eagles) affiliated to EAM (i.e. National Liberation Front). They mostly served carrying messages to resistants. Here, four Aetopoula, show the marks or torture by the German occupation forces at Thessaly, perhaps in 1944. They were released because the Germans couldn't break them & spared their lives.

children - Greek resistance fighters were known as "Aetopoula" (Young Eagles). The photo features four Aetopoula who'd been captured, tortured and, apparently, later released by the German occupation forces at Thessaly c.

Hungry Greek children waiting for their rations of powdered milk - 1948 David Seymour / Magnum Jennings and Brewster, p. 296

Hungry Greek children waiting for their rations of powdered milk - 1948 David Seymour / Magnum Jennings and Brewster, p.

Greece, 1947(?). Actor Kirk Douglas is distributing boxes with school items in the framework of US Relief Aid Plan, toward the end of the Greek Civil War (1945-1949).

Greece, 1947 Actor Kirk Douglas is distributing boxes with school items in the framework of US Relief Aid Plan, toward the end of the Greek Civil War

Thission, Athens

he best preserved temple in all Greece, the doric Theseion of time-yellowed marble, Athens,

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