Old Athens.

Old Athens. Yiayia always made sure you had enough to eat and that you did eat.even when you already told her a 100 times you weren't hungry …

Thessaly, Greece, 1942-1944. Greek kids joined the resistance against the Axis Triple occupation of the country. They were organized in "Aetopoula" (i.e. Young Eagles) affiliated to EAM (i.e. National Liberation Front). They mostly served carrying messages to resistants. Here, four Aetopoula, show the marks or torture by the German occupation forces at Thessaly, perhaps in 1944.

children - Greek resistance fighters were known as "Aetopoula" (Young Eagles). The photo features four Aetopoula who'd been captured, tortured and, apparently, later released by the German occupation forces at Thessaly c.

Greek children. October 1944

Torture victims win case against UK, but WWII Greek victims still await justice

Athens, Greece, April 1941-October 1944. The country is under triple occupation: German, Italian, Bulgarian. Starvation is widespread, because the occupation forces, mainly the Germans, collected and confiscated the sum total of the agricultural production to feed their troops on the various fronts, mostly those on the eastern front

athens, greece, april the country is under triple occupation by germany, italy + bulgaria. starvation is widespread because the occupation forces collected + confiscated agricultural products to feed their troops

1930~ Patission avenue, Athens, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

1930~ Patission avenue, Athens, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Germans soldiers on parade in Athens, 1941, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

May German troops parade in Constitution square, Athens, Greece. The rock of the Acropolis can be seen in the back. The building in the right foreground, the Grand Bretagne hotel, is still in operation today.

Fokionos Negri in Kypseli ~ Athens

Fokionos Negri in Kypseli ~ Athens The place we called home, on holidays and weekends away from boarding schools .

German soldiers in downtown Athens, Greece shortly after the city was occupied by the Nazis in April 1941.

German soldiers in downtown Athens, Greece shortly after the city was occupied by the Nazis in April

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