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.
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.
Alexis Minotis (1898-1990) was a distinguished actor, first appearing on stage as Chorus Leader in Sophocles' Oedipus Tyrannus.He worked with M. Kotopouli appearing in great Shakespearan roles,The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, Macbeth He directed ancient tragedies such as Antigone.Married to K.Paxinou appeared at the Royal Theatre in Athens which they founded. He also directed the Greek National Opera production of Norma with Callas in Epidaurus in 1961.
M.Karagatsis To χαμένο νησί ....Και δεν ξέρω πως, - ήταν η ώρα στοχαστική, κ’ η μοναξιά, κ’ ο τόπος, - έφυγε κ’ η ψυχή μου, πισωδρόμησε στα υγρά και στεγνά μονοπάτια της περασμένης μου ζωής, γύμνωσε τον εαυτό μου, και τον έκρινε και στοχάστηκε.