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1945 ~ "Grande Bretagne" Hotel in Athens (Syntagma square)

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Το Ξενοδοχείο Μ. Βρετανία στο Συνταγμα η κατασκευή του οποίου ολοκληρώθηκε το 1842

GreeceDate taken:January 1948 Photographer:Dmitri Kessel Attica Athens, My Athens, Athens Hotel, Athens Greece, Greece Pictures, Time Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos
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Media Tweets by This is Athens (@CityofAthens)

The latest media Tweets from This is Athens (@CityofAthens). The official City of Athens visitors' guide. Listen and subscribe to our podcast We'll Always Have Athens: http://apple.co/36lf82P. Athens, Greece

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Kostis Velonis

A blog specializing in contemporary art, design theory, sculpture in the expanded field and material culture

Prime Minister Winston Churchill is helped out of an armoured control vehicle in Athens in December Berlin, Ww2 History, Greek History, The Blitz, British Prime Ministers, Military Operations, Kings Man, Winston Churchill, Back In The Day
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WINSTON CHURCHILL IN GREECE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

NAM 158. Winston Churchill is helped out of an armoured control vehicle in Athens in December 1944.

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History of the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens Greece

The history of the Hotel Grande Bretagne is entwined with the history of Athens and the state of modern Greece

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Το Μέγαρο Αντώνη Δημητρίου, έπειτα ξενοδοχείο της Μεγάλης Βρετανίας. Το 1928 κατεδαφίστηκε τμήμα της ανατολικής πλευράς του και το 1958 και το υπόλοιπο κτίριο. Ξαναχτίστηκε διατηρώντας στοιχεία της παλιάς του αρχιτεκτονικής.

(Φωτογραφία συλλογής Ξενοδοχείου Μεγάλη Βρετανία).

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École française d'Athènes 1873

The former temporary home of the EFA in Syntagma Square, before the building was sold and converted into the Hotel Grande Bretagne.This was their last year residing there, having moved there in January 1856. For the period 1846-55 they had been accommodated in Gennadios's house on the junction of Academias and Trikoupi Streets. Image extracted from the Bonfils photo www.flickr.com/photos/athens_greece/7100698701/in/set-721... and significantly improved for resolution, colour and defects…

Book your escape at Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens. Our exclusive Athens hotel offers luxury accommodations & unmatched experiences. Athens Hotel, Athens Greece, Old Greek, Luxury Collection Hotels, Greece Hotels, Honeymoon Hotels, Greece Travel, Walking Tour, Hotel Reviews

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Explore photos and videos of the Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Athens, Greece. Luminous guest rooms and renowned restaurants await.

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ΔΕΚΕΜΒΡΙΑΝΑ 1944 (ΜΕΡΟΣ Β')

Η ΕΝΑΡΞΗ ΤΗΣ ΕΜΦΥΛΙΑΣ ΤΡΑΓΩΔΙΑΣ Ο ΤΡΑΓΙΚΟΣ ΔΕΚΕΜΒΡΗΣ ΤΟΥ '44 Στις 12 Οκτωβρίου 1944 χιλιάδες Αθηναίοι ξεχύθηκαν στους δρόμους της πρωτεύουσας πανηγυρίζοντας την αποχώρηση των Γερμανών. «Ο ήλιος της λευτεριάς» ζέσταινε τις καρδιές. δύο μήνες, όμως, αργότερα ο ήλιος αυτός καλυπτόταν από τα βαριά σύννεφα του εμφύλιου σπαραγμού. Η Αθήνα θα ζούσε τις χειρότερες στιγμές της σύγχρονης Ιστορίας της. Στις 18 Οκτωβρίου 1944, όπως είναι γνωστό, έφθασε στην πρωτεύουσα ο πρωθυπουργός Γ. Παπανδρέου με…

Archbishop Damaskinos of Greece (R) and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (L) leaving British embassy after discussing problem of the Greek Civil War, Athens, Greece, Photographer: Dmitri Kessel Execution By Firing Squad, British Prime Ministers, Military Operations, Open Letter, Winston Churchill, Athens Greece, Greeks, British History, Cold War
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Archbishop Damaskinos

Archbishop Damaskinos Papandreou was born Dimitrios Papandreou in Dorvitsa, Greece in 1890. He enlisted in the Greek army during the Balkan Wars. Ordained a priest of the Greek Orthodox Church in 1917, he was appointed archbishop of Athens in 1941. During the Holocaust, Archbishop Damaskinos and Athens police chief Angelos Evert saved thousands of Greek […]

Commanding presence: Churchill leaving HMS Ajax to attend a conference ashore. Athens can be seen in the background. Battle Of Athens, Greece Today, Invasion Of Poland, Greek Warrior, Military Photos, Winston Churchill, Second World, Guerrilla, Royal Navy
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Athens 1944: Britain’s dirty secret

When 28 civilians were killed in Athens, it wasn’t the Nazis who were to blame, it was the British. Ed Vulliamy and Helena Smith reveal how Churchill’s shameful decision to turn on the partisans who had fought on our side in the war sowed the seeds for the rise of the far right in Greece today