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Haunting Video Emerges of Greek Destroyer Sunk in 1941

A team of Greek divers recently explored the wreck of Greek destroyer "Hydra," which was sunk by the Germans in 1941 in the Saronic Gulf, south of Athens. Divers Errikos Kranidiotis and Stelios Stamatakis captured the haunting images of the...

How the Parents of Pfizer’s Bourla Narrowly Escaped Death in Holocaust

If it hadn't been for the kindness of an uncle and the insight of his grandfather, Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla, a Thessaloniki native, would never have been born due to the Holocaust. A descendant of the Jews of Greece's...

Historic Spitfire Lands in Greece After 68 Years

Greece welcomed on Thursday a historic Spitfire from the Hellenic Air Force which was last seen slicing through Greek skies 68 years ago.

Historic WWII Spitfire to Fly Again Over Greece After 68 Years

Greece prepares to welcome on Thursday a historic Hellenic Air Force's Spitfire, last seen on Greek skies 68 years ago.

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.

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Leads This Year’s ”March of The Living”

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and New Rome, Bartholomew I and Greece’s Speaker of the House Nikolaos Voutsis led this year's thirty-first ”March of The Living” in Poland, to honor the victims of the Holocaust. This year's event is dedicated...

President: The Fossils of Nazism We See Springing-Up Around Europe Are Not Insignificant

Greece and Europe must not become complacent at the rise of extreme-right movements in Europe and must never forget the atrocities of the Second World War, President Prokipis Pavlopoulos said on Friday, during a speech at the exhibition I...

Woman Honored for Tending to Greece's Second World War Graves

For 74 years, Hermione Prigkou has carried out her duty with dedication and diligence, tending to the graves of Greek victims of the Second World War. Prigkou, from Himara in northern Greece, began taking care of the graves during the Second World...

German Aircraft in the Sea Bottom of Crete

A Messerschmitt Bf 109, the main fighter aircraft of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War which was shot down in Crete, Greece, in 1941, has become a major tourist attraction for the lovers of diving. The aircraft is located off...