October 22, 1912: The Greek Army liberates Chalastra


The epic of the inhabitants of Chalastra, October 22-24, 1912 - The First Balkan War.

After the decisive victory that liberated Giannitsa, the Army of Thessaly turned to liberate Thessaloniki from the Ottoman Empire.

However, it is a race as the Bulgarians also aim to capture the port city from the Ottomans.

On October 21, local resident Alexandros Anagnostopoulos raises the Greek flag at Chalastra.

The next day, the 7th Division with commander Kleomenis Kleomenos entered the village.

READ MORE: October 20, 1912 – Greek Army liberates Giannitsa from Ottoman forces.

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