children - Greek resistance fighters were known as "Aetopoula" (Young Eagles). The photo features four Aetopoula who'd been captured, tortured and, apparently, later released by the German occupation forces at Thessaly c.
athens, greece, april the country is under triple occupation by germany, italy + bulgaria. starvation is widespread because the occupation forces collected + confiscated agricultural products to feed their troops
Art Greece, Students at an elementary school; a galloping inflation imposed by the German authorities paying for goods on the Greek market with counterfeit money, made an unaffordable luxury the buy of new shows, especially for growing children.
Sara Fortis, a Greek jewish partisan posing with fellow Greek partisans from her unit. Sara formed a band of female "andartes" that became indispensable to the male fighters, transforming young village girls into women warriors.
Germany invaded Greece on April This is a May 1941 military archival photograph of a halftrack with an anti-aircraft gun parked incongruously amidst the grandeur of ancient ruins at the Temple of Zeus in Athens. Via the Bundesarchiv
Epirus, Greece, Two "Aetopoula" (i. Young Eagles), children serving as messengers of EAM (i. National Liberation Front), the most numerous of the resistance forces against the Axis Triple occupation of Greece.