Ano Kerassia, Magnesia, Greece, 1944. Members of the 54th partisan Batallion of the National People's Liberation Army.  b/w photo by Kostas Zimeris.

Kostas Zimeris Woman Members of the Anti-fascist Partisan Batallion of the National People’s Liberation Army, Ano Kerassia, Magnesia, Greece 1944

Ano Lechonia, Magnesia, Greece, July 9, 1944. Gestapo and Greek collaborationists (group EASAD) killed 3 women: Lucia (mother, aged 60, on the right), Sophia (daughter, aged 38, in the middle) of the rich family Topali, and Philitsa Kalavrou (their housekeeper, aged 40, on the left).   B/W photo by Kostas ZImeris.

Ano Lechonia, Magnesia, Greece, July Gestapo and Greek soldiers killed 3 women of a family

Ένα από τα πρώτα περίπτερα στην πλατεία Συντάγματος

vintage photo of a kiosk [περίπτερο] in Syntagma Square, Athens

Η πλατεία στο Μοναστηράκι με το τραμ της γραμμής 9, το οποίο εκτελούσε την διαδρομή Ομόνοια – Πετράλωνα μέχρι και το 1960.

Monastiraki Square with tram line 9 , which executed the path Omonia - Petralona…

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

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

Epirus, Greece, 1944. Two "Aetopoula" (i.e. Young Eagles), children serving as messengers of EAM (i.e. National Liberation Front), the most numerous of the resistance forces against the Axis Triple occupation of Greece.

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.

Greece, 1941-1942. Special servicemen collect the dead bodies of people who found death by starvation as the German occupation forces seized all food supplies from Greece to send them to their troops at the Soviet front; death toll among civilian population in Greek urban centers raised to almost half a million.

Επισκόπηση-Παρουσίαση της ελληνικής Ιστορίας κατά τον 20ο αιώνα

Greece, 1944: Ioachim, the orthodox bishop of Chios (1880-1948), who joined the partisans against German occupation, refused to accept the decision of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece to excommunicate all pro-communist DSE (Democratic Army of Greece) members; for this reason, the Archbishop and Vice-Roy Damaskenos dismissed Ioachim in 1946, who died four years later. Here Ioachim inspects a DSE squadron.

Greece, Ioachim, the orthodox bishop of Chios who joined the…

Athens, Greece, 1944 October the 12th is liberated from the German occupation.  The poster at Syntagma sq. runs: "The shameful instruments of fascism deserve a double punishment. The people demand "people's courts". EAM" [=National Liberation Front]. Collaborationists found refuge at the newly arrived government and the Brirtish under pretext of willing to fight any EAM attempt to establish a leftist regime.

Athens, Greece, 1944 October the is liberated from the German occupation…

Greek women and men of Greek People's Liberation Army during WWII.

Greek partisans armed with captured Italian rifles including a Fucile Mitragliatore Breda modello 30 light machine gun, third from the right.

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 Most of the vehicles are comandeered by the…

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