Markos Botsaris (c. 1788 – 21 August 1823) was a Greek general and hero of the Greek War of Independence and captain of the Souliotes. Botsaris is among the most revered national heroes in Greece.
LIFE Magazine / Distomo massacre 1944
Ragged young Greek children during WWII. Location: Greece Date taken: October 1944
Article in "LIFE" magazine about what the Germans did to Greece during WWII (the massacre at the town of Distomo)
Greek War of Independence in art
Sara Fortis, a Greek jewish partisan posing with fellow Greek partisans from her unit. Sara formed a band of female "andartes" that became indispensable to the male fighters, transforming young village girls into women warriors.