World War II
Greece Remembers the Cold-Blooded Nazi Massacre at Distomo
The massacre at Distomo remains to this day one of the most heinous crimes the Nazis committed against innocent women and children
The Greeks who Fought on the Side of the Allies on D-Day
Greeks fought on the side of the Allies on D-Day, June 6, 1944, which was largest seaborne invasion in history.
Georgios Plionis: The Legendary Greek Pilot Who Fought in Two Wars
Georgios Plionis, the legendary Greek pilot who flew in 167 successful missions in World War II and Korea, passed away at age 101
The Story of Greek Spy Doundoulakis who Helped Defeat the Nazis
The story of Helias Doundoulakis is like a good war movie: The story of the Greek spy who helped Greece and the U.S. beat the Nazis
April 27, 1941: The Day When German Troops Stormed Athens
It was a Sunday on April 27, 1941 when German troops entered Athens. The capital's residents remained stubbornly locked up in their homes. The rise of the Nazi swastika on the Acropolis marked the beginning of the German Occupation. Soon,...
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...
April 6, 1941: The Black Day Nazi Germany Attacked Greece
It was April 6, 1941 when Germany launched a massive attack on Greece's northern border after Italy failed to capture the country.
Defeated Axis Powers Germany and Japan Rearm After Ukraine Invasion
Germany and Japan, the two main Axis powers defeated in World War II, are now rearming themselves following the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
The Remarkable Story of Greek-Ukrainian Patriot Turned Spy
Sonia Sofia Stefanidou, a Greek woman who served as a nurse in 1941, and later went on to operate as a spy against the German invaders
100-Year-Old Former Nazi Camp Guard on Trial in Germany
A 100-year-old former Nazi security guard who worked at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp is now on trial at the Landgericht Neuruppin court in Brandenburg, Germany, on Thursday. Known only as "Josef S," due to German privacy laws, the man was...