History of the Evzones, Greece’s Elite Guards

By Aggelos Skordas From Homer’s epic poems to the Byzantine Empire’s final moments and from the Greek War of Independence to the modern Hellenic Republic- the Evzones- the elite light infantry of the Greek Army have always stood in history’s first line. With their origins lost in the labyrinth of the nation’s ancient tradition, the … Continue reading History of the Evzones, Greece’s Elite Guards