Tag: Greek soldiers

Evzones

Evzones exhibition starts at Athens City Museum

The Evzones guards are a true living attraction of the city and an eternal symbol of Greece, synonymous to valour and heroism. The Athens City Museum is dedicating its new exhibition to these elite soldiers, with portraits, sculptures, embroideries and works of contemporary Greek art, as well as souvenirs, rare photographs, archival material, unreleased historical relics and collectibles from public and private collections that aim to tell the story of Evzones throughout the years of the Greek revolution.

fallen soldier

WWII Greek soldiers remains buried in special ceremony

Greece’s Foreign Ministry announced the burial of Greek soldiers’ remains during a symbolic religious ceremony held in a military cemetery of Kelcyre in Albania. The remains were those of Greek soldiers who…

Greek soldiers released from Turkish prison pending trial 18

Greek soldiers released from Turkish prison pending trial

After 167 days in a high-security prison in Edirne, Lieutenant Angelos Mitretodis and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis have been released from jail pending trial. According to reports from Proto Thema, they are expected…

Greek Mothers protest captivity of Greek soldiers 19

Greek Mothers protest captivity of Greek soldiers

Demonstrators held protests outside the Turkish consulate in Thessaloniki on Monday, demanding the release of the two Greek servicemen detained without charges by Turkish authorities four months ago. The group of demonstrators…