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OXI Day

What if the Greeks Hadn’t Said “Oxi” on October 28, 1940?

"Oxi Day," on October 28th, is a Greek national holiday, but it's establishment as such is not without its share of criticism, as there are those who argue that it commemorates the country's entry into a war instead of...

The Greek Monument Honoring the Brave Women of Pindos

There is a relatively unknown monument, among the many from World War II, that praises the brave women of Pindos who contributed to the great victory against the Italian army. The unsung heroines of October 28, 1940 are definitely the...

Greek Mariners Fought the Axis Powers Long Before OXI Day

Greek mariners had been saying “Oxi” (no) to the Axis powers pretty much since the start of World War Two in 1939. On October 28, Greeks around the world celebrate Oxi Day, commemorating the Greek government’s decision to resist the...

Evzones to Visit South Australia for ‘Oxi Day’

Recognizing the Australian support of the Greek and other Allied forces in the Battle of Greece and the Battle of Crete in 1941, members of the Hellenic Presidential Guard (Evzones) will visit Adelaide next month to commemorate Oxi Day...

Zimbabwe’s Greek Primary School’s OXI Day Celebration

A Greek school in Zimbabwe, Africa, celebrated OXI day in the most original way. Guided by a Greek teacher, the students made a human Greek flag, as it has never been done before. The Hellenic Primary School is located in...

Historic Spitfire in Spectacular Thessaloniki Flyover on OXI Day

A historic Spitfire from the Hellenic Air Force flew over Thessaloniki on OXI Day, participating in the traditional military parade for Greece's national celebrations on Thursday. The aircraft, which was last seen slicing through Greek skies 68 years ago, flew in...

Greece Marks “Oxi Day” with Spectacular Military Parade in Thessaloniki

Greece marked "OXI Day", the anniversary of when the nation said “No” to the fascist aggression in 1940, with a military parade in the center of the city of Thessaloniki on Thursday. Military units, including armored vehicles, tanks, infantry and...

People of Service and Courage to be Honored by Oxi Day Foundation

The Oxi Day Foundation announced recently the honorees that will receive the Oxi Service and Courage Awards and Calamos Service Award on October 28, on the anniversary of the historic "Oxi" (No) Greece said in 1940 to the fascist...

President Trump Releases Statement on Greece’s OXI Day Anniversary

The Trump-Pence 2020 campaign released the following statement on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of OXI Day. "The United States has been a stalwart ally and supporter of Greece since its independence in 1821. The U.S. and Greece have...

Chief of National Defense Praises Greek Armed Forces on OXI Day

General Konstantinos Floros, the chief of the General Staff of Greece's National Defense (GEETHA) addressed the nation on the occasion of OXI Day on Wednesday. "The unanimous, solemn decision to fight to the end to repel the unjust and infamous...