Greek children under the Nazi occupation.

Torture victims win case against UK, but WWII Greek victims still await justice

Ragged young Greek children during WWII.  Location: Greece  Date taken: October 1944

Torture victims win case against UK, but WWII Greek victims still await justice

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.

Refugee children in a filthy cellar at Piraeus during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Getty Images). 1st November 1947

Refugee children in a filthy cellar at Piraeus during the Greek Civil War. (Photo by Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Getty Images).

GreeceDate taken:January 1948  Photographer:Dmitri Kessel

Greece - Date taken:January 1948 Photographer:Dmitri Kessel. Widespread famine in Greece after German occupation and Greek civil war

The Great 1953 Ionian Earthquake struck the southern Ionian Islands on August 12, 1953. Beginning on 8 August there were over 113 recorded earthquakes in the region between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, but the most destructive was the earthquake of August 12th. That earthquake struck at 11.24 local time and measured 7.2 on the surface wave magnitude scale and caused widespread damage throughout the islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos.

The Great 1953 Ionian Earthquake struck the southern Ionian Islands on August…

Eleni Gatzoyiannis -- Greek Civil War 1948   Was killed to stop #communists from #enlisting her children to fight to wrest #Macedonia from #Greece & the #pedomazoma or #child gathering that saw 28,000 Greek children stolen from their families and sent to communist #slavic countries to become #janissaries who would be #indoctrinated to fight against their own country,  Eleni's son #author Nicholas Gage a #Times reporter wrote his #bestseller #Eleni on his research into his mothers death

Eleni Gatzoyiannis - Greek Civil War 1948 Was killed to stop communists from…

27/4/1941: Οι ναζί στην οδό Αθηνάς, ανάμεσα σε μικροπωλητές

27/4/1941: Οι ναζί στην οδό Αθηνάς, ανάμεσα σε μικροπωλητές

Battle of Athens, Dec 1944-Jan 1945: British paras patrol on the perimeter of the Athens gas works. Fighting with communist guerrillas attempting to take over Greece was fierce. The British, and the forces of the Greek interim government, finally prevailed thanks to superior firepower and military tactics.

Battle of Athens, Dec British paras patrol on the perimeter of the Athens gas works.

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