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How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War II

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II

Greek Community in Egypt Honors Historic Battle of El Alamein

The Greek community in Egypt honored the 78th Anniversary of the Second Battle of El Alamein on Friday. Following anti-virus guidelines, religious, cultural, and military leaders of both the Greek and Egyptian communities honored those who lost their lives during...

Greeks of Egypt Honor Fallen Heroes

The Greek community of Egypt honored the Greek soldiers who fell in El Alamein, during the ferocious battle against the Axis powers in the Second World War, in a ceremony on Saturday. Officials from Greece and Egypt laid wreaths at...

Kiwi Veteran Returns to Remember 1941 Battle of Crete

A 97-year-old war veteran from New Zealand who fought against the Nazi forces in Crete in 1941 is making an emotional journey back to the Greek island. Anthony Madden, a father-of-three from Hawke's Bay in the North Island, was also shot...

WWII Submarine Katsonis Found After 73 Years

The wreck of the submarine, Katsonis (Y1), that had been torpedoed by a German warship during World War II north of the Sporadic island of Skiathos was found after 73 years. The historic wreck was found by the Nautilus...

Anzac Maori Haka Dance on Crete in Memory of Battle of 42nd Street [Video]

New Zealanders and Australians took part in the unveiling of a monument dedicated to Australians, New Zealanders and Maori who fought at Tsikalaria, Crete, on May 27, 1941. Their heroic World War II battle, known as the Battle of...

70 Years Since the Return of Greek Battleship from the Middle East

A century has passed since Greek battleship “G. Averof” sailed into the Faliro bay and was appointed as the flagship of the Hellenic Navy, heading the martial efforts of the Hellenic Nation for self determination and restoration of Hellenism in...