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March 25

Kalavryta: The First Greek Town Liberated From the Ottomans

On March 21, 1821 the Greek rebels started the siege of Kalavryta, making it the first Greek town that was liberated from the Ottomans, thus declaring the start of the Greek War of Independence.

Greece Invites Prince Charles, Macron, Putin to Bicentennial Celebration

Greece is expecting replies from three world leaders that were invited to participate in the 200-year anniversary of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in March 2021. Invitations have been extended to Prince Charles, representing the U.K. and...

Greek Fighter Pilot Sends Touching Message of Unity From Cockpit

A Greek fighter pilot sent a message of unity to the nation during the scaled-down ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the War of Independence this year. Flying his F-16 over Athens, he touched the hearts of all the Greek...