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April 27, 1941: The German army enters the Greek capital, signaling the end of Greek resistance. All mainland Greece and all the Greek Aegean islands except Crete are under German occupation by May 11. In fending off the Axis invaders, the Greeks suffer the loss of 15,700 men. Greece will not be liberated until 1944, by British troops from the Mediterranean theater

THAT'S THE WAY IT WAS

April 27, 1941: The German army enters the Greek capital, signaling the end of Greek resistance. All mainland Greece and all the Greek Aegean islands except Crete are under German occupation by May...

Greek children under the Nazi occupation.

GERMANY OWES GREECE £60 BILLION FOR NAZI WAR CRIMES

German Nazis murdered Greeks at Distomo in Greece The Greeks were terrorised by the German Nazis. Hitler said: "Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future." (hitler quotes - Stormfront) Terror was part of the Nazi philosophy. (Blammo asked for some solid examples of NAZIs using terror as a philosophy.) Greece under the Nazis. In June 1944, Hitler's NAZIS attacked the Greek village of Distomo and killed 218 people. A German…

Greek children under the Nazi occupation.

GERMANY OWES GREECE £60 BILLION FOR NAZI WAR CRIMES

German Nazis murdered Greeks at Distomo in Greece The Greeks were terrorised by the German Nazis. Hitler said: "Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future." (hitler quotes - Stormfront) Terror was part of the Nazi philosophy. (Blammo asked for some solid examples of NAZIs using terror as a philosophy.) Greece under the Nazis. In June 1944, Hitler's NAZIS attacked the Greek village of Distomo and killed 218 people. A German…

Greece, 1942-1944. 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.

Κόβεται η ενισχυτική διδασκαλία στα σχολεία. - Η ΑΡΣΙΣ πάντως συνεχίζει!

Ανοίγουν τα σχολεία την Δευτέρα με προσπάθειες να περιοριστούν οι ελλείψεις εκπαιδευτικών στα σχολεία, αλλά και πολλές παράπλευρες απώλειες. Μεταξύ αυτών, όπως αναφέρεται σε σχετικό άρθρο εφημερίδας, η Υπουργός Παιδείας ανακοίνωσε ότι "η πρόσθετη διδακτική στήριξη θα αλλάξει μορφή. Θα γίνεται σε απομακρυσμένες περιοχές και μικρά σχολεία ενώ θα παρουσιάσουμε κάποια προγράμματα αργότερα». Η ΑΡΣΙΣ πάντως συνεχίζει και φέτος τα δωρεάν μαθήματα ενισχυτικής διδασκαλίας για παιδιά δημοτικού και…

Ragged young Greek children during WWII. Location: Greece Date taken: October 1944

Ragged young Greek children during WWII. Location: Greece Date taken: October 1944

Greece, 1941-1944. German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant.

Greece, 1941-1944. German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant.

Kalavrita, 1943.  Wives, mothers, daughters and orphans mourn. Wehrmacht Troops executed all 800 of the male population and set the houses on fire.

German mountain troops raise the swastika on the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, April 1941. The Parthenon is partially visible behind the flag. The troops wear winter uniforms that do not go well with Greek warm spring weather.

German mountain troops raise the swastika on the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, April 1941. The Parthenon is partially visible behind the flag. The troops wear winter uniforms that do not go well with Greek warm spring weather.

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

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ΤΟ ΑΝΤΑΡΤΙΚΟ ΣΤΗΝ ΗΠΕΙΡΟ 1941-1944 έκθεση φωτογραφίας του Κώστα Μπαλάφα Το θέμα έχει μεταφερθεί στην ιστοσελίδα AnyteArt.com και...

Andartiko, Greek resistance fighters

1941-1945: Andartiko: the Greek resistance - Jack Ray

A short history of the Andartiko, Greek Resistance partisans who fought fascist occupation. This article is highly uncritical and we disagree with some of it but reproduce it here for reference. For some more balanced articles covering the appalling anti-working class actions of the Greek Communist Party see these texts by Andrew Flood, Aghis Stinas and Solidarity.

Athens, Greece, winter of 1941-1942. Most of the vehicles are comandeered by the German occupation forces and the usage of public transport is allowed to Greeks only a few hours per day. So most of the people are using wooden transportation carts. Such carts are seen here on Kolonaki sq.

Athens, Greece, winter of 1941-1942. Most of the vehicles are comandeered by the German occupation forces and the usage of public transport is allowed to Greeks only a few hours per day. So most of the people are using wooden transportation carts. Such carts are seen here on Kolonaki sq.

German JU52's over Agya

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A squad of Germans pass through a Greek village, during the occupation of Greece, May 1941.

Once Upon a Time in War

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

The Greco-Italian War, also known as the Italo-Greek War, was a conflict between Italy and Greece, which lasted from 28 October 1940 to 23 April 1941. The conflict marked the beginning of the Balkans campaign of World War II and the initial Greek counteroffensive, the first successful land campaign against the Axis powers in the war. The conflict known as the Battle of Greece ended with the intervention of Nazi Germany on 6 April 1941. In Greece, it is known as the "War of '40" and in…

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