Leo A. Loumbas was the first Greek-American killed in WWII from the city of Chicago. His death is memorialized, especially by the Greek-American community, in his home city of Chicago, where services have been held in his honor at St....
On April 27, 1941, Penelope Delta, a famous Greek author decided to take her own life just as Nazi Germany’s forces occupied Athens.
The European Paratroopers Association, or EAP, purportedly planned to hold a celebration of the Battle of Crete in Chania in May.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a statement recently to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece during World War II.
Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden took to twitter to observe OXI Day, an important day for Greece, on Wednesday. Biden noted that "Greeks inspired the world" with their resistance to the Italian Forces of Mussolini...
Greeks gained fame around the world in modern times for their incredible courage and fierce resistance against the Italian and German invasions in 1940 and 1941 and also during the brutal years under Axis occupation. Historical figures have long praised...
The remains of Greek soldiers from Western Macedonia who died during the Greek-Italian war of 1940-1941 in Albania will be identified through blood samples provided by living relatives in the region, authorities said on Friday. Western Macedonia regional director George...
World War II survivor Giannis Karageorgiou celebrated his 100th birthday recently on the Greek island of Lesvos. His unbelievable strength helped this man survive some of the most barbaric ordeals in modern history, since he spent time in the cells...
The blowing up of the Gorgopotamos bridge on November 25, 1942 stands as the greatest moment of Greece's resistance during World War II.
Thessaloniki's Anatolia College announced recently that it will turn four underground rooms on its premises which were used as Nazi shelters during WWII into a digital space to host history workshops. The shelter was built on Macedonia Hill in Pylea,...