Ayia Napa, Cyprus....breathtaking

NOT AYIA NAPA, CYPRUS >>> This is not a real place. It's a cropped version of a work of fantasy art by Thomas Thiemeyer called "The Road to Samarkand.

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

April ~ Dictatorship tanks on the streets of Athens (Panepistimiou ave.),/Not just a distant memory,one of the darkest times in modern Greek History.A forever reminder of the importance of DEMOCRACY.

British troops in Athens, Greek civil war, 1944

Image Sherman tanks and troops from (Scots) Parachute Battalion, Parachute Brigade, during operations against members of ELAS in Athens, 18 December

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.

ΤΑΚΗΣ ΤΛΟΥΠΑΣ-Ο μικρός Μετσοβίτης 1950

ΤΑΚΗΣ ΤΛΟΥΠΑΣ-Ο μικρός Μετσοβίτης 1950

Young ELAS fighter in Greece from the book Ellada 1944 by Dmitri Kessel

Young ELAS fighter in Greece from the book Ellada 1944 by Dmitri Kessel, pin by Paolo Marzioli

#memories [Mobilization, Athens 1940, photo by Voula Papaioannou - Phorographic Archives of the Benaki Museum] soldier leaving for the war-front

A tribute to Mother's Day! Photo by Voula Papaioannou, Athens, 1940 Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

Greek Civil War

A band of Greek army commandos on the move during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images).

Ο παπα-Ανυπόμονος του ΕΛΑΣ ή ο παπάς του Άρη...

Άρης Βελουχιώτης: ο λόγος στη Λαμία (Οκτώβρης του 1944)

Ο παπα-Ανυπόμονος του ΕΛΑΣ ή ο παπάς του Άρη...

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