Greek soldier.

Greek soldier.

Papa Anypomonos, a priest in the ranks of the Resistance Army, Greece, 1944.

Papa Anypomonos, a priest in the ranks of the Resistance Army, Greece, 1944.

George Psychoundakis  was a Greek Resistance fighter on Crete during the Second World War. He and the other Cretans organised the rescue of hundreds of Allies, guiding them to a safe pickup and shipment to North Africa. During the postwar years he was at first mistakenly imprisoned as a deserter. Later, his memoirs achieved worldwide success. Though originally a goatherd with minimal education, he translated classical Greek texts into the Cretan dialect.

George Psychoundakis was a Greek Resistance fighter on Crete during the Second World War. He and the other Cretans organised the rescue of hundreds of Allies, guiding them to a safe pickup and shipment to North Africa. During the postwar years he was at first mistakenly imprisoned as a deserter. Later, his memoirs achieved worldwide success. Though originally a goatherd with minimal education, he translated classical Greek texts into the Cretan dialect.

Greek Soldier of the war with Italy

Greek Soldier of the war with Italy

1897 ~ Recruits for the Army standing before the Temple of Thesseus in Athens, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

1897 ~ Recruits for the Army standing before the Temple of Thesseus in Athens, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

1942-1944. An orthodox priest, member of ELAS (Greek People's Liberation Army), fighting against the German, Italian and Bulgarian occupation forces.

1942-1944. An orthodox priest, member of ELAS (Greek People's Liberation Army), fighting against the German, Italian and Bulgarian occupation forces.

Greek soldiers, ca. 1918.  Source  : Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- Greece

Greek soldiers, ca. 1918. Source : Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- Greece

old school, 1922

old school, 1922

Greek Soldiers WWII http://img71.imageshack.us/img71/508/eyzvnas4nm.jpg

Greek Soldiers WWII http://img71.imageshack.us/img71/508/eyzvnas4nm.jpg

Greek war poster; circa 1940.

Greek war poster; circa 1940.

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