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GREECE: GERMAN TANKS, 1944.   German tanks driving through the Galerius Arch in Salonika, Greece, during World War II. German army photograph, April 1944. Full credit: SV-Bilderdienst - ullstein bild / The Granger Collection.  Credit: ullstein bild / The Granger Collection, NYC — All rights reserved.

German tanks driving through the Galerius Arch in Salonika, Greece.

Athens, Greece, November 16th, 1973. Student protesting in front of the gate of the Polytechnic School against the military dictatorship.

Athens, Greece, November Student protesting in front of the gate of the Polytechnic School against the military dictatorship. A historic photo, just one day before the Polytechnic Uprise

Syntagma square 1945

Crowds eating at busy downtown sidewalk cafe.Location:Athens, Greece Date Photographer:Dmitri Kessel

British soldiers. Syntagma Square, Athens.

British soldiers ambushing communist demonstrators in Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece.

Photo taken in December 1944 in Athens, of soldiers during the World War II. British troops entered Athens 14 October 1944, two months before the civil war began in Greece.(AFP Photo)

All Light News Published time: April 2013 Photo taken in December 1944 in Athens, of soldiers during the World War II. British troops entered Athens 14 October two months before the civil war began in Greece.(AFP Photo) Share on.

German soldiers in downtown Athens, Greece shortly after the city was occupied by the Nazis in April 1941.

German soldiers in downtown Athens, Greece shortly after the city was occupied by the Nazis in April

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…

German troops parade in Athens, Greece in May 1941. This was the victory parade of the German occupiers. The building in the right foreground is the Grand Bretagne hotel -- still in operation today. The location is Constitution square. The parliament building and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are across the street on the left.

May German troops parade in Constitution square, Athens, Greece. The rock of the Acropolis can be seen in the back. The building in the right foreground, the Grand Bretagne hotel, is still in operation today.

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