Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.

Greece, Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some…

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

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.

Play time Greece 60s

Play time at school in Greece

Barefootet young waiter - Ξυπόλυτος σερβιτοράκος!

Barefootet young waiter - Ξυπόλυτος σερβιτοράκος!

Greece 1948. David Seymour Evacuation of children from the civil war areas.

© David Seymour - Evacuation of children from the civil war areas, Greece 1948

From the photographic series "The Resistance in Epirus,1941-1944," at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

From the photographic series "The Resistance in at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

Civil War/Greece Kids arriving at the new school built on the loft in the church.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date taken:December 1947 Photographer:John Phillips

Civil War - Greece - Kids arriving at the new school built on the loft in the church. Location: Louzesti, Greece Date taken: December 1947 Photographer: John Phillips!

Civil War/Greece Kids arriving at the new school built on the loft in the church.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date taken:December 1947 Photographer:John Phillips

Civil War - Greece - Kids arriving at the new school built on the loft in the church. Location: Louzesti, Greece Date taken: December 1947 Photographer: John Phillips!

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