Greek freedom fighters, May 19 is the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923). Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish para-militaries. Other sources including  foreign missionaries mention 500,000 deaths, most through deportation and forced marches into the Anatolian desert. Greek cities (Pafra, Samsous, Kerasous, and Trapezous) endured massacres and deportations that destroyed their populations.

Greek freedom fighters, May 19 is the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek…

TRAVEL'IN GREECE I Peasant Man's Costume (Macedonia, Boufi)

Macedonia Greek Costume Boufi - Greek dress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Traditional (Greek) costume from Crete. Late-Ottoman era, end of century. (Crete was a part of the Ottoman Empire until

Μαντολινάρης στις Αρχάνες - αρχές 1900 (αρχείο Δήμου Ηρακλείου) Mandolin Arhanes - early 1900 ( file Heraklion Municipality )

Μαντολινάρης στις Αρχάνες - αρχές 1900 (αρχείο Δήμου Ηρακλείου) Mandolin Arhanes - early 1900 ( file Heraklion Municipality )

Greece ~ 1930's EVZONE~Greek Army~CRETE ~ Costume~RPPC

Greece ~ 1930's EVZONE~Greek Army~CRETE ~ Costume~RPPC

Crete Island, Greek Costumes, Folk Costume, Military Uniforms, Greeks, Vintage Images, Army, Postcards, Vintage Pictures

A war poster illustrating a Cretan warrior with a caption in Greek that reads, "Many happy returns." This souvenir photo from Greece was sent to President Harry S. Truman by John Marangos, Editor of the Pancretan Union in America. Greek war poster.

A war poster illustrating a Cretan warrior with a caption in Greek that reads, "Many happy returns." This souvenir photo from Greece was sent to President Harry S. Truman by John Marangos, Editor of the Pancretan Union in America.

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