Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.

Greece, Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some…

Greece, 1942-1944. Students at an elementary school; a galloping inflation imposed by the German authorities paying for goods on the Greek market with counterfeit money, made an unaffordable luxury the buy of new shows, especially for growing children.

Art Greece, Students at an elementary school; a galloping inflation imposed by the German authorities paying for goods on the Greek market with counterfeit money, made an unaffordable luxury the buy of new shows, especially for growing children.

1930, Patra, Peloponnese, Greece

A Cafe Crowd Along The Water-front, Maynard Owen Williams, Patras, Greece - my birthplace I love Patras!

Athens,Greece 1942. Photo taken by Voula Papaioannou.(Under German and Axis occupation, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe).

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

Amorgos - Agios Pavlos beach

One Week Blue Cruise Island Hopping in the Cyclades and Dodecanese - Luxury Yacht Charter

Greek Life Greek People

Best Photos of Greece Greek Life Greek People

Andreas Embirikos (1901-1975)poet , keen photographer and the 1st Greek psychoanalyst.His poetry can be defined by 2 major tendencies.First,he was one of the major representatives of surrealism.As he himself admitted it was precisely the originality and extravagance of his work contributing to his commercial success.Then,together with Seferis,was the most important representative of the generation of the '30s contributing greatly  to modernism in Greek letters.

Andreas Embirikos (1901-1975)poet , keen photographer and the 1st Greek psychoanalyst.His poetry can be defined by 2 major tendencies.First,he was one of the major representatives of surrealism.As he himself admitted it was precisely the originality and extravagance of his work contributing to his commercial success.Then,together with Seferis,was the most important representative of the generation of the '30s contributing greatly to modernism in Greek letters.

Giorgos  Seferis, 1900-1971. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post which he held from 1957 to 1962.

Giorgos Seferis, He was one of the most important Greek poets of the century, and a Nobel laureate. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post which he held from 1957 to

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Places I’d Like to Go / Ancient Street Corner, Isle of Crete, Greece photo by craving

Miltos Sachtouris, greek poet (1919-2005) "A good poem speaks from the beginning, It states its presence"

Miltos Sachtouris was a Greek poet who wrote "A good poem speaks from the beginning. It states its presence"

Homeless Greek children during the German Occupation WW2.  The terrible impact of the occupation on the Greek people is something that, as far as I am aware, has never been part a core element of  the WW2  story as conveyed by mainstream media and the more popular history books.

Pair of Ragged Greek Boys Made Homeless by the German Occupation During WWII

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