World War II
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 flew in 167 successful missions in World War II and Korea, passed away at age 101
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
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,...
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...
It was April 6, 1941 when Germany launched a massive attack on Greece's northern border after Italy failed to capture the country.
Germany and Japan, the two main Axis powers defeated in World War II, are now rearming themselves following the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
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
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...
Two stolen paintings by Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian have finally been found by Greek police. Nearly ten years ago, on January 9, 2012, a group of criminals were able to infiltrate the Greek National Gallery and steal two...