A Greek boy who survived the Nazi massacres in his area looks at his British liberator (who pins a Union Jack on his sleeve).

British Soldier Wraps Union Jack Around Arm of Greek Boy, 1944 Greek partisans watch as a British soldiers wraps a Union Jack emblem around the arm of a young boy, prior to the liberation of Athens.

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete 1941. Island of the brave. 8000 German paratroopers dropped on a tiny island and the Greek resistance with little help from British killed more then half the troops as they were coming down. The Greeks would stab them with pitchforks and steal their weapons. Fields of blood ran.

Cretans attacking 3 Germans battle of Crete Island of the brave.

Greece, 1944: Ioachim, the orthodox bishop of Chios (1880-1948), who joined the partisans against German occupation, refused to accept the decision of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece to excommunicate all pro-communist DSE (Democratic Army of Greece) members; for this reason, the Archbishop and Vice-Roy Damaskenos dismissed Ioachim in 1946, who died four years later. Here Ioachim inspects a DSE squadron.

Greece, Ioachim, the orthodox bishop of Chios who joined the…

Greek airmen stand with a Voisin plane, armed with a cannon.

Greek airmen stand with a Voisin plane, armed with a cannon. Photo by Hulton Archive-Getty Images 1915

Portrait of Greek partisans, members of the Cretan Resistance. The Cretan Resistance was an armed movement against the occupying forces of Germany and Italy by the residents of the Greek island of Crete - part of the larger Greek Resistance. For the first time during the war, attacking German and Italian forces in Crete faced a valiant and violent resistance from the local population. Cretan civilians and guerillas picked off paratroopers or attacked them with knives, axes, scythes or even…

Portrait of Greek partisans, members of the Cretan Resistance. The Cretan Resistance was an armed movement against the occupying forces of Germany and Italy by the residents of the Greek island of.

Syntagma sq., Athens, Greece, 1943. Collaborationist Security Battalions were founded in 1943 by the Greek puppet government of Ioannis Rallis. They were supported by the extreme right and pro-Nazis, but also by some centrist politicians who were concerned about the dominance of ELAS (the military arm of the leftist National Liberation Front EAM) as the main body of the armed Greek resistance against triple Axis occupation (Germany, Italy, Bulgaria).

Syntagma sq., Athens, Greece, 1943. Collaborationist Security Battalions were founded in 1943 by the Greek puppet government of Ioannis Rallis. They were supported by the extreme right and pro-Nazis, but also by some centrist politicians who were concerned about the dominance of ELAS (the military arm of the leftist National Liberation Front EAM) as the main body of the armed Greek resistance against triple Axis occupation (Germany, Italy, Bulgaria).

Greek troops march towards the front at Korçë during the Greco-Italian War

Greek troops march towards the front at Korçë during the Greco-Italian War. After Italian forces occupied Albania in Fascist Italy’s ambitions grew; Italian Head of Government and Duce of.

Greek government commandos near Karpenisi, equipped with British berets and American fur-trimmed jackets. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). 22nd May 1948

Greek government commandos near Karpenisi, equipped with British berets and American fur-trimmed jackets. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). May 1948

The hard-fighting Greek soldiers who participated in the defense of Crete were outfitted with a variety of uniforms and gear. Here they take a few moments in the company of an officer and a Greek civilian.

The hard-fighting Greek soldiers who participated in the defense of Crete were outfitted with a variety of uniforms and gear. Here they take a few moments in the company of an officer and a Greek civilian. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Συγκλονιστικές φωτογραφίες της Κατοχής και της Αντίστασης από τον φακό του Σπύρου Μελετζή – ΤΡΙΚΚΗPress

Συγκλονιστικές φωτογραφίες της Κατοχής και της Αντίστασης από τον φακό του Σπύρου Μελετζή – ΤΡΙΚΚΗPress

ΝΕΩΤΕΡΗ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ: Γεώργ. Προκοπίου: Ζωγράφιζε μέσα στη φωτιά των μαχών

ΝΕΩΤΕΡΗ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ: Γεώργ. Προκοπίου: Ζωγράφιζε μέσα στη φωτιά των μαχών

1943- Greek soldiers in a Marmon-Herrington Mk III armored car during maneuvers somewhere in the Middle East. by Markos Danezis

Greek soldiers in a Marmon-Herrington Mk III armored car during maneuvers somewhere in the Middle East. by Markos Danezis

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