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The Unimaginable Bravery of the Men Who Saved the Greek Jews of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous all across the world for its splendid natural beauty and the incomparable hospitality of its warm-hearted people. However, Greece's beautiful Ionian island is also known to the millions of...

Kalavryta: The Bloodiest Nazi Massacre in Greece

December 13, 1943 marks the date of the worst atrocity committed in Greece by the Nazi occupying forces, as more than 500 innocent civilians were executed, and the entire town of Kalavryta was burned to the ground. The Massacre of...

What if the Greeks Did Not Say "Oxi" on October 28, 1940?

October 28 is a Greek national holiday, but not without its share of criticism, as there are those who argue that it commemorates the country's entry into a war instead of a victory or a liberation day, as is...

OXI: How Greece Delayed the German Attack on Russia Contributing to the Allies Victory [video]

Greece's contribution to World War II was far greater than simply defeating the Italian army and shaming fascist leader Benito Mussolini. The Greek army fought bravely against the invading Germans too, in the spring of 1941. And by doing...

Athens Marks Liberation from the Nazis With Ceremony on the Acropolis

In a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary since Athens was liberated from German occupation on October 12, 1944, the Greek flag was raised on the Acropolis on Saturday. The event was addressed by the government's VIce President, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, and...

Thousands Honor Greek Victims of the Holocaust in ”March of The Living”

The 31st ''March of the Living'' taking place in Poland on Thursday, honors the thousands of Greek citizens who died in Nazi Germany's concentration camps during the Holocaust of World War II. On Yom Hashoah day, or the Day of...

'Stolpersteine' Stones of Remembrance to be Laid at the Port of Thessaloniki for Jewish Victims of Nazis

Thessaloniki will lay five “stolpersteine” at the port on October 19 to commemorate five victims of the Holocaust who worked at the port during World War II, the city announced on Thursday. The small, cobblestone-size concrete cubes bearing a brass plate...

Greeks to Tell Little-known Story of How Comic Books Threatened Hitler's Nazi Regime

A film production company called TerraMagma Pictures LLC based in Burbank, California, founded by Greeks Dimitrios Katsantonis and Steven Priovolos, is setting out to tell the important and little-known part of history detailing how comic books threatened Hitler's Nazi regime. Through the film Of...

Greek Parliament President to Visit Moscow for Victory Day

Leaders from 30 countries have confirmed that they will be participating in the celebrations for the 70th anniversary since the Allied forces’ victory over Nazi Germany, scheduled to take place in Moscow between May 8 and 10. In addition,...

Controversial Der Spiegel Cover Depicts Merkel and Nazis in Acropolis

The latest issue of German magazine Der Spiegel features a controversial cover juxtaposing Chancellor Angela Merkel with a group of Nazi officers standing in front of the Parthenon in an old black and white picture taken during Germany's occupation...