The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population in Asia Minor during World War I and its aftermath (1914–23). It was instigated by the government of the Ottoman Empire against the Greek population of the Empire and it included massacres, forced deportations involving death marches, summary expulsions, arbitrary executions, and destruction of Christian Orthodox cultural, historical and religious monuments.

The Greek genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman.

The Massacre of Kondomari refers to the execution of male civilians from the village of Kondomari in Crete by an ad hoc firing squad consisting of German paratroopers on 2 June 1941 during World War II. The shooting was the first of a long series of mass reprisals in Crete. It was orchestrated by Generaloberst Kurt Student, in retaliation for the participation of Cretans in the Battle of Crete which had ended with the surrender of the island only two days earlier.

The Massacre of Kondomari refers to the execution of male civilians from the village of Kondomari in Crete by a firing squad consisting of German paratroopers on June 1941

Λόλα, να ένα άλλο: Σχολικές αναμνήσεις σε ξεθωριασμένες σχολικές τάξεις...

Λόλα, να ένα άλλο: Σχολικές αναμνήσεις σε ξεθωριασμένες σχολικές τάξεις...

Thessaly, Greece, 1942-1944. Greek kids joined the resistance against the Axis Triple occupation of the country. They were organized in "Aetopoula" (i.e. Young Eagles) affiliated to EAM (i.e. National Liberation Front). They mostly served carrying messages to resistants. Here, four Aetopoula, show the marks or torture by the German occupation forces at Thessaly, perhaps in 1944. They were released because the Germans couldn't break them & spared their lives.

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.

Portrait of Greek partisans, members of the Cretan Resistance. The Cretan Resistance was an armed movement against the occupying forces of Germany and Italy by the residents of the Greek island of Crete -  part of the larger Greek Resistance. For the first time during the war, attacking German and Italian forces in Crete faced a valiant and violent resistance from the local population. Cretan civilians and guerillas picked off paratroopers or attacked them with knives, axes, scythes or even…

Portrait of Greek partisans, members of the Cretan Resistance. The Cretan Resistance was an armed movement against the occupying forces of Germany and Italy by the residents of the Greek island of.

Greece 1941 Battle of Crete - German parachutists/paratroopers landing

Greece 1941 Battle of Crete - German parachutists/paratroopers landing, pin by Paolo Marzioli

σφαγή Σμύρνης 1922

Turks posing proudly with the decapitated heads of their victims.

School during the German occupation of Greece in 2nd world war.

Civil War/Greece A young boy reading allowed to the class.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date taken:December 1947 Photographer:John Phillips

Sign in German and Greek  at the village of Kandanos in Crete, which was destroyed by the Germans as reprisal for a partisan attack.

A German soldier in front of one of the signs erected after the razing. The text reads: "Kandanos was destroyed in retaliation for the bestial ambush murder of a paratrooper platoon and a half-platoon of military engineers by armed men and women.

A German Gebirgsjäger during the fight for Galatas, half way between Souda Bay and Maleme Airfield. A destroyed Light Tank, Mk VI can be seen near the bend in the road, one of a dozen or so that the British had on the island, along with a handful of Matilda IIs.

A German soldier moves through Galatas on the morning after the New Zealand counter-attack of 25 May Lieutenant Farran’s damaged Mk VI light tank can be seen in the distance.

Συγγενείς αναγνωρίζουν τα πτώματα των οικείων τους, αμέσως μετά τα Δεκεμβριανά. Σύμφωνα με κυβερνητικές πηγές πρόκειται για θύματά του ΕΛΑΣ και της ΟΠΛΑ. Σύμφωνα με αριστερές πηγές πρόκειται για βρετανική προβοκάτισα.

Συγγενείς αναγνωρίζουν τα πτώματα των οικείων τους, αμέσως μετά τα Δεκεμβριανά. Σύμφωνα με κυβερνητικές πηγές πρόκειται για θύματά του ΕΛΑΣ και της ΟΠΛΑ. Σύμφωνα με αριστερές πηγές πρόκειται για βρετανική προβοκάτισα.

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