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Dignity: Greek "Evzones " won't move when on duty even in heavy rain. Soldier putting a coat on Greek parliament guard

ο Χορός του Ζαλόγγου, I was the lead in Greek School for this dance, of how the women threw themselves and their children off the mountain, rather than be taken as prisoners by the Turks, or have their children raised as Turks, to one day battle with Greeks.

ο Χορός του Ζαλόγγου, this dance represents the Greek women who threw themselves and their children off the mountain, rather than be taken as prisoners by the Turks, or have their children raised as Turks, to one day battle with Greeks.

Freedom or Death, words that started the Greek revolution in 1821, Kalavrita, Greece

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death") is the motto of Greece. It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule

Read more about Greek Independence Day (Ottoman Empire 1820's) at http://yasas.com/calendar/holidays/?greek-independence-day

Greek Independence Day (Revolution against Ottoman Empire March Greece became an independent nation in May

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY MARCH 25

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Civil War/Greece Papageorgion standing in front of one of the seven churches that was destroyed.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date taken:1947 Photographer:John Phillips

Civil War/Greece Papageorgion standing in front of one of the seven churches that was destroyed.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date Photographer:John Phillips

October 28: The Anniversary of “OXI” Day

October 28: The Anniversary of “OXI” Day

Beginning in 1821, the Greek War of Independence began as a rebellion by Greek nationalists against the ruling Ottoman Empire.

Double Celebration on of March in Greece! Celebrating the declaration of independence from Ottoman Empire in Start of the Greek War of Independence! Painting by THEODOROS VRIZAKIS 1819 - 1878 "The Exodus of Messolonghi"

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