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…

From the photographic series "The Resistance in Epirus,1941-1944," at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

From the photographic series "The Resistance in at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

Ο πρωτοπρεσβύτερος Δημήτριος Κ. Χολέβας (26 Ιανουαρίου1907 - 16 Ιουλίου 2001), πιο γνωστός ως Παπαχολέβας, ήταν ιερέας, φιλόλογος, ιστορικός, αρχαιολόγος και μέλος του Ελληνικού Λαϊκού Απελευθερωτικού Στρατού (ΕΛΑΣ), με το ψευδώνυμο "Παπαφλέσσας", κατά την διάρκεια της Εθνικής Αντίστασης. Απαθανατίστηκε σε φωτογραφία του Σπύρου Μελετζή ως σύμβολο των «φλογισμένων ράσων», του αγέρωχου παπά-αντάρτη της Εθνικής Αντίστασης" (Wikipedia). Φωτ. Σπύρος Μελετζής. Πηγή: www.lifo.gr

Ο πρωτοπρεσβύτερος Δημήτριος Κ. Χολέβας (26 Ιανουαρίου1907 - 16 Ιουλίου 2001), πιο γνωστός ως Παπαχολέβας, ήταν ιερέας, φιλόλογος, ιστορικός, αρχαιολόγος και μέλος του Ελληνικού Λαϊκού Απελευθερωτικού Στρατού (ΕΛΑΣ), με το ψευδώνυμο "Παπαφλέσσας", κατά την διάρκεια της Εθνικής Αντίστασης. Απαθανατίστηκε σε φωτογραφία του Σπύρου Μελετζή ως σύμβολο των «φλογισμένων ράσων», του αγέρωχου παπά-αντάρτη της Εθνικής Αντίστασης" (Wikipedia). Φωτ. Σπύρος Μελετζής. Πηγή: www.lifo.gr

From the photographic series "The Resistance in Epirus,1941-1944," at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

From the photographic series "The Resistance in at the Benaki Museum, Photographer Kostas Balafas (Κώστας Μπαλάφας)

Αρης Βελουχιώτης με τους γονείς του 1944

Αρης Βελουχιώτης με τους γονείς του 1944

ΜΑΧΗΤΡΙΕΣ ΤΟΥ Δ.Σ.Ε.

ΜΑΧΗΤΡΙΕΣ ΤΟΥ Δ.Σ.Ε.

Δεκέμβρη του 1944 Dmitri Kessel

A Photographic Tribute to December when the British invaded Athens to crush the communist revolution and national liberation front (EAM).

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Antartiko, Epirus by Costas Balafas

Young women serving in the People’s Liberation Army of Greece

Greek women partisans of the ELAS communist resistance join their men comrades during parade somewhere in the mountains of central Greece,

Civil War/Greece Greek women chanting a lament for the dead over the body of Apostolo Nasto who was killed by mortar fire.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date taken:1947 Photographer:John Phillips

Civil War/Greece Greek women chanting a lament for the dead over the body of Apostolo Nasto who was killed by mortar fire.Location:Louzesti, Greece Date Photographer:John Phillips

ΜΑΧΗΤΕΣ ΤΟΥ Δ.Σ.Ε.

"The rebels dancing, line in March by the book "Images of Greece"…

Allied leaders - Aris Velouchiotis (August 27, 1905 – June 16, 1945), was the most prominent leader and chief instigator of the Greek People's Liberation Army (ELAS), the military branch of the National Liberation Front (EAM), which was the major resistance organization in occupied Greece from 1942 to 1945. He was at the same time a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece.

Aris Velouchiotis, founder and captain of The Greek People’s Liberation Army (ELAS), the military arm of the left-wing National Liberation Front (EAM) during the period of the Greek Resistance.

Dmitri Kessel, Acropolis museam as Brittish barracks

Dmitri Kessel, Acropolis museam as Brittish barracks

Greece, Nostalgia, Lights

Μέλη του ΕΑΜ συλλαμβάνονται από Άγγλους στρατιώτες.

The Greek Civil War Witness British troops liberated Greece from the Nazis in…

Dmitri Kessel, Brittish paras dug in by the side of the Parthenon. December 1944 the -arguably- Churchill orchestrated civil war has begun...

Dmitri Kessel, Brittish paras dug in by the side of the Parthenon. December 1944 the -arguably- Churchill orchestrated civil war has begun.

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