Greece during WWII
The Greek Famine During the Nazi Occupation
The Greek famine during the three and a half years of Nazi occupation killed at least two hundred thousand and perhaps as many as three hundred thousand people. The local population suffered greatly during 1941 to 1944 while the Axis...
Leros Island: The Mecca of WWII Shipwreck Diving
Since 1943, Leros island in the eastern Aegean has been the world's second biggest "museum" of WWII shipwrecks after Normandy. During the past five years, the island has been turned into a go-to destination for diving tourism. The Eastern Aegean...
British Historian Mark Mazower Receives Honorary Greek Citizenship
Mark Mazower, one of the most celebrated historians who has a special relationship with Greece, was granted Greek citizenship on Tuesday. The British historian received the honorary title from the Greek state for "the promotion of Greece, its long...