Athens, 1942. Photo taken by Voula Papaioannou

Athens,Greece Photo taken by Voula Papaioannou. Under German and Axis occupation, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe

dreamskindergarten Το νηπιαγωγείο που ονειρεύομαι !: Εποπτικό υλικό για την 25η Μαρτίου στο νηπιαγωγείο

Greek national heroes and martyrs in the War of Independence of 1821 against the Turks and the Ottoman Empire.

dreamskindergarten Το νηπιαγωγείο που ονειρεύομαι !: Εποπτικό υλικό για την 25η Μαρτίου στο νηπιαγωγείο

Greek national heroes and martyrs in the War of Independence of 1821 against the Turks and the Ottoman Empire.

Germans soldiers on parade in Athens, 1941, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

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.

The statue of Laskarina Bouboulina, at the port of Spetses island. She was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy

The statue of Laskarina Bouboulina, at the port of Spetses island. She was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in and an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy

"Ο θάνατος του Σουλιώτη αγωνιστή Λάμπρου Τζαβέλλα". Ελαιογραφία, αντίγραφο χαρακτικού του L. Lipparini.  Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο , Αθήνα. “The death of Lambros Tzavellas”.  Oil on canvas, copy from an engraving of L. Liparini. National Historical Museum

"Ο θάνατος του Σουλιώτη αγωνιστή Λάμπρου Τζαβέλλα". Ελαιογραφία, αντίγραφο χαρακτικού του L. Lipparini. Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο , Αθήνα. “The death of Lambros Tzavellas”. Oil on canvas, copy from an engraving of L. Liparini. National Historical Museum

Battle of Athens, Greece, December 1944: Paras of the 2/5th Scottish Parachute Battalion, supported by tank, battle communist insurgents in the streets. With them are Greek gendarmes, one of whom, on the left, is wearing a German helmet.

Image Sherman tanks and troops from (Scots) Parachute Battalion, Parachute Brigade, during operations against members of ELAS in Athens, 18 December

King George II of Greece, circa 1942. After the Germans entered Athens in April 1941, the King and the Greek Government evaded the enemy by arriving in Egypt.

[Photo] King George II of Greece, circa 1942

King George II of Greece, circa 1942. After the Germans entered Athens in April 1941, the King and the Greek Government evaded the enemy by arriving in Egypt.

28 Οκτωβρίου 1940 - Ασύρματος

28 Οκτωβρίου 1940 - Ασύρματος

Messerschmitt Bf 110s flying in formation over Athens in celebration of the occupation, 1941

German Bf 110 fighter aircraft flying over the Parthenon in Athens, Greece in the autumn of Athens was occupied between April 1941 and October

Portrait of Theodoros Kolokotronis by an unknown artist (National Historical Museum of Greece, Athens)

Theodoros Kolokotronis April 1770 – 4 February Greek Independence Day Hero - My Hero.

Βρυζάκης Θεόδωρος (1819 - 1878)  Πετρόμπεης. Λάδι σε μουσαμά. Συλλογή Εθνικής Πινακοθήκης.  Vryzakis Theodoros (1819 - 1878)  Petrobeis Mavromichalis. Oil on canvas. National Gallery collection.

Oil on canvas by Vryzakis Theodoros - National Gallery collection.

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