Article in "LIFE" magazine about what the Germans did to Greece during WWII (the massacre at the town of Distomo)

Article in "LIFE" magazine about what the Nazi Germans did to Greece during WWII (including the massacre at the town of Distomo, hence the photo)

Greece, 1941-1944. German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant.

Greece, German occupation forces prepare to execute a Greek partisan.

German Nazi paratrooper fires his pistol into Cretan villagers massacred by the Germans at Kondomari, Crete, Greece, June 1941.

Killed Greek civilians in Kondomari, Crete, Greece, June 1941 (German Federal Archive)

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 paratrooper and two Greek gendarmes guard a pile of weapons surrendered by British soldiers captured in the town of Corinth, Greece, March-April 1941.

demons: “ A German fallschirmjäger looks at a pile of captured weapons; in the background captured Greece officers are lined up in Corinth, 1941 ”

German paratrooper and two Greek gendarmes guard a pile of weapons surrendered by British soldiers captured in the town of Corinth, Greece, March-April 1941.

demons: “ A German fallschirmjäger looks at a pile of captured weapons; in the background captured Greece officers are lined up in Corinth, 1941 ”

Play time Greece 60s

Play time at school in Greece

December 1944 ~ Syntagma square, Athens (photo by Dmitri Kessel)

GREECE - December 1944 -Syntagma square - Athens (photo by Dmitri Kessel)!

From the photographic series "The Resistance in Epirus,1941-1944," at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

From the photographic series "The Resistance in at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

From the photographic series "The Resistance in Epirus,1941-1944," at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

From the photographic series "The Resistance in at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

The Old Parliament building -1900 at Stadiou Street in Athens, housed the Greek Parliament between 1875 and 1932. It now houses the country's National Historical Museum (Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο, Ethnikó Istorikó Mouseío). Η Παλαιά Βουλή στη Σταδίου - 1900

Panoramic view of Lycabettus Hill in the background, 1850 1900 1900 The Old Palace in Athens, 1900

Oxi Day: October 28 When Greece stood up to the Axis powers in WWII. The Nazis told us to surrender and we said, OXI OXI OXIIIIII

Life Magazine, December 1940 - Greek soldier, photograph by Nelly - cALL to army in WWII - Victory vs.

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