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16 Aug 1943

Greece
  • The 317 inhabitants of the village of Kommeno in western Greece were rounded up by occupation troops and executed for the suspicion of partisan support. ww2dbase [Kommeno, Epirus | CPC]
  • Oberstleutnant Josef Salminger of GebirgsJäger Regiment 98 of German 1st Mountain Division ordered the massacre of 317 people of the village of Kommeno in Greece. ww2dbase [Kommeno, Epirus | CPC]

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