Greece Mineral Springs. Vintage travel poster showing the head of a Greek statue, 1953.

Greece Mineral Springs

Vintage travel poster showing the head of a Greek statue, an urn and a mineral spring.

Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). Late-Ottoman era, urban style, early 20th century. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

New shoes at the end of the war (1945), by Voula Papaioannou - Βούλα Παπαϊωάννου (1898-1990)

New shoes at the end of the war by Voula Papaioannou - Βούλα Παπαϊωάννου

These Greek children are from Makri, a village burned and looted by the Germans. It was 50 miles from Distomo. Nov. 27, 1944.

These Greek children are from Makri, a village burned and looted by the Germans. It was 50 miles from Distomo.

Traditional costume of a Vlach woman. Photo: Archive of "Lykion ton Ellinidon" (=Lyceum of Greek Women) of Larissa

Central Greece, Traditional woman's costume of the Vlachs. Photo: Archive of "Lykion ton Ellinidon" (=Lyceum of Greek Women) of Larissa

Statue and bust of Alexander the Great in the Istanbul archaeological museum

Visit Macedonia - The Ancient Greek Kingdom - Statue and bust of Alexander the Great in the Istanbul archaeological museum

6 December 1944: British troops begin to intervene in Greece The ELAS communist group of Greek resistance fighters had been the best organised during the occupation – but were now being asked to disarm.

Guerillas of ELAS, Greek Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pontian_Greek_dress_Trabzon.JPG (863×684)

Pontian Greek women in traditional dress in Trapezounta Pontus (modern, Trabzon, Turkey

The Massacre of the Boy Scouts and the Greeks of Aydin: June 1919

Between the Ottoman Empire (today Turkey) under two successive regimes, carried out a systematic and violent campaign of extermination against its native Greek minority.

Τσολιάδες Μικρά Ασία, Evzones in fighting action as Hemingway described them.

Τσολιάδες Μικρά Ασία, Evzones in fighting action as Hemingway described them.

ΜΑΧΗΤΡΙΕΣ ΤΟΥ Δ.Σ.Ε.

ΜΑΧΗΤΡΙΕΣ ΤΟΥ Δ.Σ.Ε.

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