Photos of the week: 70 years since the end of German occupation in Athens

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. Seventy years ago today the German occupation forces left Athens, rushing northwards, in order to avoid being cut off by the advancing allied armies. . The Athenians flooded the streets in a frenzied celebration, not surprisingly, after one of the harshest occupation … Continue reading


How Greece entered WW II

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In 1940, 73 years ago, Europe was already living through its second year of war. The Axis seemed unstoppable – the German forces, under Hitler’s command, had waltzed through half of Europe and most of the continent was reeling under … Continue reading