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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...

Purported Celebration of Nazi Battle of Crete Sparks Outcry

The European Paratroopers Association, or EAP, purportedly planned to hold a celebration of the Battle of Crete in Chania in May.

Memorial on Nazis’ Overlooked Crimes in Greece Opens in Germany

A German museum has created a new exhibition to highlight the atrocities carried out by the Nazi occupation forces in Greece, which its organizers say are largely overlooked or unknown in Germany. The outdoor exhibit, entitled "German Crimes in Greece"...

Eighty Years Later Greece Repeats Its Historic OXI, This Time to Turkey

It has been 80 years since the great "OXI!" Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas said to the fascist powers of Italy, yet the events of the days leading to October 28, 1940 are similar to today, as Greece says...

Greeks Commemorate Nazi Atrocities at Viannos on September 16

Locals and government officials honored the memory of the 500 victims of the Viannos Holocaust by the Nazis on September 14-16, 1943 with ceremonies in churches and at monuments in the villages of Viannos on Crete on Monday. The commemorative...

New Zealand Woman Finds Rescuers of her Grandfather from the Battle of Crete

Emma Ebrahim could not believe her eyes when she found the descendants of the brave Cretan family who had hidden her New Zealander grandfather, who fought with the Allied Forces in the Battle of Crete in faraway 1941, from the Nazis. This...

The Black Day the Nazis Attacked Greece (video)

It was April 6, 1941 when armed forces from Germany launched a massive attack on Greece's northern border after the Italian army had earlier failed miserably in its attempt to invade Greece. Adolf Hitler's original plan was to send his...

Neo-Nazis Attack Greek Anti-Fascist Center, Injure 5

Five people were injured, three hospitalized, when a gang of suspected neo-Nazis attacked an anti-fascist center in the Greek port of Piraeus on Sunday. The attackers stormed the Favela Free Social Center in the Piraeus suburb of Keratsini, wielding iron bars...

Greece to Honor Holocaust Survivors on Monday

Greece will be honoring the memories of thousands of Greek Jews killed by Nazis during World War II, the government announced on Wednesday. The government gazette said, “Today we celebrate with the rest of the Greeks, the ‘Day of the...

Documents Found in Golden Dawn MP's Home Show Hierarchy Plan

Documents and plans that were found in the house and computer of Golden Dawn MP, Christos Pappas in Ioannina, Northwestern Greece show the organized military structure of the neo-nazi political party and the way in which decisions were made...