Antonis Ergazos

Antonis Ergazos

Antonis Ergazos
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Greek woman from Smyrna, an important Aegean coastal town, today in Turkey. Many locales were named after Smyrna, notably in the USA. There's a "Smyrna" in the states of California, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, North-Carolina & South-Carolina, Tennessee ... and two of them in New York. The original town itself cannot be called "Smyrna" however. The Turks insist that "Izmir", the Turkish mispronunciation of its name, must instead be used in all languages.

A young Greek woman from Smyrna, Asia Minor (modern day Izmir, Turkey) in traditional folk dress, taken in

The journey is long and hard, but at the end you breath in, be complete and start a new journey.                                                                                                                                                      More

i have this reaccuring dream that takes place on a bridge like this the ending always is the same, me in the water wondering if this should be a prioritu.fate maybe Plank Bridge, Cascille, Northern Ireland

Greek war poster; circa 1940.

A war poster illustrating a Cretan warrior with a caption in Greek that reads, "Many happy returns." This souvenir photo from Greece was sent to President Harry S. Truman by John Marangos, Editor of the Pancretan Union in America.

ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ Ι. ΚΕΛΑΪΔΗΣ (1884-1964)

ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ Ι. ΚΕΛΑΪΔΗΣ (1884-1964)

Greek guerilla fighters in Crete

Greek guerilla fighters in Crete - pin by Paolo Marzioli

George Psychoundakis was a Greek Resistance fighter on Crete during the Second World War. Psychoundakis 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 and wrote his memoirs which achieved worldwide success and finally he translated key classical texts into Cretan.

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

The Massacre of Kondomari refers to the execution of male civilians from the village of Kondomari in Crete by an ad hoc firing squad consisting of German paratroopers on 2 June 1941 during World War II. The shooting was the first of a long series of mass reprisals in Crete. It was orchestrated by Generaloberst Kurt Student, in retaliation for the participation of Cretans in the Battle of Crete which had ended with the surrender of the island only two days earlier.

The Massacre of Kondomari refers to the execution of male civilians from the village of Kondomari in Crete by a firing squad consisting of German paratroopers on June 1941