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World War II

Thessaloniki's Jewish Community Suing Germany

The Greek Jewish community of Thessaloniki has decided to sue the German state for the return of a ransom which appears to have been paid during the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War II. As the president of Thessaloniki’s...

Meet the Best Paid Cretan in Germany

Today he is 82 years old, his name is Thodoris Lagoudakis and he comes from the region Pirouniana, Agia Varvara of Heraklion. He is the first child of his family, followed by 11 more. Four of them died, as...

Germany Must Assume Responsibility Towards Greece

A new restructuring of the Greek debt, an open debate on Germany’s responsibility towards the people of the European Union since World War II and the country’s straightforward participation in Greece’s recovery were Chatzimarkakis’s suggestions at the event on...

Sinking of Hospital Ship Attica in Cavo D'oro in 1941

Seventy two years ago today, the Greek hospital ship Attica was sunk by an Axis Powers air raid on the night between April 11th and 13th. The requisited ship had 362 beds and was sailing that night by the...

The Spare Greek Diet Of WWII

Few Greeks are left to remember what happened 72 years ago this month, when, after the Greek Army repulsed the invading Italians at the start of World War II, Nazi troops invaded the country on April 6, 1941 and...

Greeks Filled Aussie Migrant Detention

About 35,000 Greeks lived agonizing moments in the Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre, during the 50's and the 60's. Bonegilla, about 300 kilometers from Melbourne in north-eastern Victoria, and other similar facilities were named by the federal government of...

Last Survivor of Greek Submarine Papanikolis

"When we made it to the submarine base the sirens were blaring, the navy band was playing endlessly and the Commander was floating on a wave of enthusiastic hands taking him to from the base to the mole to...

Student Competition to Honor WWII Greek and Australians

MELBOURNE – Students of all ages are encouraged to enter the Australian Hellenic Memorial Foundation student competition to have a chance of winning cash prizes. Dedicated to the Australian and Greek men and women who fought and died during World...

Greeks in Austria to Honor Victims of Nazi Occupation

Hellenism of Austria will commemorate and honor the 3,700 Greeks fallen under the Nazi army during World War II on Sunday at the concentration camp of Mauthausen in northern Austria. Greek-Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop and Nuncio of Hungary and central Europe...

30th Greek Festival of Sydney Honours the Philhellene Patrick Leigh Fermor (Paddy)

The 30th Greek Festival of Sydney proudly presents and honors Patrick Leigh Fermor, generally known as "Paddy". On April 4th at the Greek Orthodox Community Club, Anastastia Anastasiades is going to speak about this great Philhellene, who was an author and a soldier,...