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Tag: 1941

Kondomari

On this day in 1941: The Massacre of Kondomari, Crete

On June 2, 1941, a brutal massacre took place in the village of Kondomari, 18km west of Chania. The Massacre of Kondomari was an execution of male civilians from the village of…

battle of crete

May 20: Battle of Crete

The Battle of Crete was one of the most dramatic battles of the Second World War. Over 12 days in May 1941 a mixed force of New Zealanders, British, Australian and Greek…

Do you know who the greatest 100 Greeks from Skopje are? 8

Do you know who the greatest 100 Greeks from Skopje are?

The current situation and the exact population of the Greek Community of Skopje is not known, as government data from the 2002 census did not reflect the reality and the number was…

Manolis Glezos

Greece bids farewell to WWII resistance hero, Manolis Glezos

The funeral of Manolis Glezos, Greek left-wing politician best known for his participation in the World War II resistance, was held on Wednesday with only immediate family in attendance. Glezos passed away…

Manolis Glezos

Greek resistance hero Manolis Glezos, passes away aged 97

Manolis Glezos, Greek left-wing politician best known for his participation in the World War II resistance, passed away on Monday morning aged 97. ERT has reported that the wartime icon, who had…

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