Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.

Greece, Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some…

Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.

Greece, Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some…

Ano Kerassia, Magnesia, Greece, 1944. Members of the 54th partisan Batallion of the National People's Liberation Army.  b/w photo by Kostas Zimeris.

Kostas Zimeris Woman Members of the Anti-fascist Partisan Batallion of the National People’s Liberation Army, Ano Kerassia, Magnesia, Greece 1944

Νίκος Καζαντζάκης & Μελίνα Μερκούρη. Nikos Kazantakis (Greek writer) and Melina Merkouri (Greek actress and politician). Two important and famous Greek personalities.

Nikos Kazantakis (Greek writer) and Melina Merkouri (Greek actress and politician). Two important and famous Greek personalities.

Η Αθήνα και η Ακρόπολη το 1869 (φωτο: Paul Baron des Granges)...   Διαβάστε όλο το άρθρο: http://www.mixanitouxronou.gr/afti-ine-i-proti-fotografia-tis-akropolis-meta-tin-tourkokratia-ta-schedia-gia-tin-anikodomisi-tis-katestrammenis-athinas-ke-i-antidrasis-ton-ikopedouchon/

“Rare photo of and Acropolis in The Photo was taken by Paul Baron des Granges.

Τότε πλενόμαστε με αληθινά σφουγγάρια....!, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Τότε πλενόμαστε με αληθινά σφουγγάρια....!, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Epirus, Greece, 1944. Two "Aetopoula" (i.e. Young Eagles), children serving as messengers of EAM (i.e. National Liberation Front), the most numerous of the resistance forces against the Axis Triple occupation of Greece.

Epirus, Greece, Two "Aetopoula" (i. Young Eagles), children serving as messengers of EAM (i. National Liberation Front), the most numerous of the resistance forces against the Axis Triple occupation of Greece.

Πειραιάς δεκαετία 1950

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A traditional Greek kafenion from the past. We would sit with our father and grandfather and eat the little food that accompanied the ouzo, like mini stuffed eggplants.

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