Greece, winter of 1941-1942. Starving Greek child. In the autumn of 1941 German occupation forces confiscated all produce to answer food needs of their troops on the Soviet front. An estimated number of half a million people lost their lives of starvation in that most cold winter of 1941-1942, mostly at the urban areas. Twice a day special servicemen collected dead frozen bodies to give them a hasty collective burial.

Greece, winter of Starving Greek child. In the autumn of 1941 German occupation forces confiscated all produce to answer food needs of their troops on the Soviet front.

A german anti-aircraft gun in Greece, 1941

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

Nelly's Nikolska at the Acropolis (1929). Elli Sougioultzoglou-Seraidari AKA "Nelly's", photographer (1899-1998) #Greece

Nelly's Mona Paeva at the Acropolis Elli Sougioultzoglou-Seraidari AKA "Nelly's", photographer Greece

LIFE Magazine / Distomo massacre 1944

LIFE Magazine / Distomo massacre 1944 "Her baby was in her arms when a German soldier shot him in the head. The scar on her shoulder is where the bullet went through.

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Old times GReece

Αθάνατο ελληνικό πεντακοσάρικο!

Αθάνατο ελληνικό πεντακοσάρικο!

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