Greek partisans who fought German invaders during the battle of Crete (May I visited a N.Greek village memorial for all the boys and men 11 years and older shot by the Germans in WWII for sabotage activities. Greeks were great fighters.
Cretan partisans pose for a photograph following the Axis invasion of the Greek island. Part of the larger Greek Resistance, it began on 20 May 1941 when German Fallschirmjäger (paratroops) invaded the island in the Battle of Crete (German: Unternehmen Merkur, or, Operation Mercury). For the first time during the war, invading German forces faced in Crete a valiant and vicious backlash from the local civilian population. Civilians on Crete: men, women and even children, picked off Axis…
Greek Jewish women and children are rounded up for deportation in Ioannina by German troops. Prior to the war, approximately Jews lived in Ionnina. Of these, were deported by the Germans to concentration camps on 25 March during the.
ο πέρασμα του Άρη Βελουχιώτη στο Λαμπίρι Πελοποννήσου με τους μαυροσκούφηδες. Διακρίνεται ο παπά-Ανυπόμονος (Γερμανός Δημάκης), ηγούμενος της Ι.Μ. Αγάθωνος, πρόεδρος της κοινότητας Αμφίκλειας και στενός φίλος του Άρη Βελουχιώτη. (Από το Μέτωπο Ιστορίας). Πηγή: www.lifo.gr