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Captain Grigoris Pavlakis, the Last Greek War Hero From D-Day Has Died

The last Greek hero of the Normandy landing, Captain Grigoris Pavlakis, has died at age 95. The Captain was originally from Crete and participated in the most famous and biggest allied effort against Germany. He was the chief officer of the corvette...

The Greek War Heroes of Argentinean Independence

  A memorial outside the Buenos Aires Naval Academy in Argentina features Hydra-born mariner Nikolaos G. Kolmaniatis (Nicolas Jorge Colmaniatis), who emigrated to Argentina in 1811, enlisted in the navy as a sailor, and rose through the ranks to become...