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How the Winged Victory of Samothrace was Saved From the Nazis

Countless masterpieces in the Louvre, such as the Nike, or Winged Victory of Samothrace, were saved from the Nazis in World War II. The Winged Victory of Samothrace is widely considered to be one of the most exquisite sculptures in the...

Movie with “Nazi Saving Children” Scene Outrages Greece’s Kalavryta

Greek survivors and descendants of the victims of the Kalavryta massacre during the German occupation have expressed their anger at a film showing a Nazi soldier saving women and children from a school in flames. The long-awaited movie "Kalavryta 1943,"...

The Greek OXI Was a Message of Freedom to the World

Throughout the history of Greece, the word "OXI" ("No") was spoken to the enemy several times in several different ways, most famously on "Oxi Day." It was on the lips of Leonidas when he faced the mighty Persian army...

The ‘Viannos Holocaust’ in Crete Still Haunts Greece

The Viannos massacre, known as the “Viannos Holocaust,” was a mass extermination campaign launched by Nazi forces against the civilian residents of around 20 villages located in the areas of east Viannos and west Ierapetra provinces on the Greek...