The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population in Asia Minor during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations involving death marches, summary expulsions, arbitrary executions, and destruction of Christian Orthodox cultural, historical and religious monuments.

The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman.

Thessaloniki, Greece, July 11, 1942, "The Black Sabbath". New photographs of that day's gathering of Greek Jews by the German occupation forces come to life by Andreas Assael; he bought them in a German flea-market recently, bought and edited them. On one of the photos Andreas recognized his father. 45.000 Greek Jews never came back from the German death camps. Only 1.100 survived.

Thessaloniki, Greece, July "The Black Sabbath". Greek Jews never came back from the German death camps.

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).

Greece, 1942-1944. An orthodox priest, member of ELAS (Greek People's Liberation Army), fighting against the German, Italian and Bulgarian occupation forces.

Greece, An orthodox priest, member of ELAS (Greek People's Liberation Army), fighting against the German, Italian and Bulgarian occupation forces.

LIFE Magazine / Distomo massacre 1944

LIFE Magazine / Distomo massacre 1944 "Her baby was in her arms when a German soldier shot him in the head. The scar on her shoulder is where the bullet went through.

German campaign in Greece/ conquest of Crete German paratroopers landing in Crete May 20/21 1941

German campaign in Greece/ conquest of Crete German paratroopers landing in Crete May 1941

George Psychoundakis  was a Greek Resistance fighter on Crete during the Second World War. He and the other Cretans organised the rescue of hundreds of Allies, guiding them to a safe pickup and shipment to North Africa. During the postwar years he was at first mistakenly imprisoned as a deserter. Later, his memoirs achieved worldwide success. Though originally a goatherd with minimal education, he translated classical Greek texts into the Cretan dialect.

George Psychoundakis was a Greek Resistance fighter on Crete during the Second…

Argyris Sfountouris is an orphan of the massacre at Distomo, Greece, in 1944 by an SS squadron. He still fights for justice.

Argyris Sfountouris is an orphan of the massacre at Distomo, Greece, in 1944 by an SS squadron. He still fights for justice.

ΗΠΕΙΡΟΣ - 1940 - ΓΥΝΑΙΚΕΣ ΠΟΥ ΜΑΖΕΥΟΥΝ ΠΕΤΡΕΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΔΡΟΜΟΥ ,ΠΡΟΚΕΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΝΑ ΠΕΡΑΣΕΙ ΑΠΟ ΤΟΥΣ ΛΑΣΠΟΔΡΟΜΟΥΣ Ο ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΣ ΣΤΡΑΤΟΣ - ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΒΟΥΛΑ ΠΑΠΑΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ

ΗΠΕΙΡΟΣ - 1940 - ΓΥΝΑΙΚΕΣ ΠΟΥ ΜΑΖΕΥΟΥΝ ΠΕΤΡΕΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΔΡΟΜΟΥ ,ΠΡΟΚΕΙΜΕΝΟΥ ΝΑ ΠΕΡΑΣΕΙ ΑΠΟ ΤΟΥΣ ΛΑΣΠΟΔΡΟΜΟΥΣ Ο ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΣ ΣΤΡΑΤΟΣ - ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΒΟΥΛΑ ΠΑΠΑΙΩΑΝΝΟΥ

ALBUM OF GERMAN OCCUPATION DAYS OF GREECE - PHOTOS ARE CRYING ...  - BY VOULA PAPAIOANNOU!ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΊΕΣ ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΜΑΥΡΟ ΛΕΥΚΩΜΑ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΤΟΧΗΣ -ΒΟΥΛΑ ΠΑΠΑ'Ι'ΩΆΝΝΟΥ!

ALBUM OF GERMAN OCCUPATION DAYS OF GREECE - PHOTOS ARE CRYING ... - BY VOULA PAPAIOANNOU!ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΊΕΣ ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΜΑΥΡΟ ΛΕΥΚΩΜΑ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΤΟΧΗΣ -ΒΟΥΛΑ ΠΑΠΑ'Ι'ΩΆΝΝΟΥ!

Οικογένεια αναμένει για τα τρόφιμα που θα διανεμηθούν, Καλαμπάκα φωτ.Βούλα Παπαιωάννου

Οικογένεια αναμένει για τα τρόφιμα που θα διανεμηθούν, Καλαμπάκα φωτ.Βούλα Παπαιωάννου

Άννα Αγγελοπούλου: Κατοχή. Εικόνες πείνας. Φωτογραφίες της Βούλας Παπαϊωάννου

Άννα Αγγελοπούλου: Κατοχή. Εικόνες πείνας. Φωτογραφίες της Βούλας Παπαϊωάννου

Oct 28-Nov 13, 1940. Battle of Pindus. Greek Army halts the Italian advance & counter attacks, pushing them back into Albania. #Greece

Oct 28-Nov 13, 1940. Battle of Pindus. Greek Army halts the Italian advance & counter attacks, pushing them back into Albania. #Greece

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