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Troops of 1st Battalion of Greek Army of National Defence with Y1903 rifles, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1916The Italian Alpine division advancing in Greece, Nov 1940
Troops of 1st Battalion of Greek Army of National Defence with Y1903 rifles, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1916The Italian Alpine division advancing in Greece, Nov 1940
Ferdinand Schörner at the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, Apr 1941HMS York and tanker Pericles damaged at Suda Bay, Crete, Greece, late Mar-early Apr 1941
Ferdinand Schörner at the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, Apr 1941HMS York and tanker Pericles damaged at Suda Bay, Crete, Greece, late Mar-early Apr 1941
Troops of the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler negotiating difficult terrain in Greece, 1941Kilkis Sunk at Salamis, Greece, 23 Apr 1941
Troops of the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler negotiating difficult terrain in Greece, 1941Kilkis Sunk at Salamis, Greece, 23 Apr 1941
Sunderland flying boats in Kalamata Harbor waiting to pick up British troops for evacuation, Kalamata, Greece, Apr 28, 1941.Sunken Kilkis (foreground) and beached Lemnos (background), Salamis, Greece, circa late Apr 1941
Sunderland flying boats in Kalamata Harbor waiting to pick up British troops for evacuation, Kalamata, Greece, Apr 28, 1941.Sunken Kilkis (foreground) and beached Lemnos (background), Salamis, Greece, circa late Apr 1941
German soldiers raising the German war flag over the Acropolis of Athens, Greece, May 1941German paratroops jumping from Ju 52 transports over Crete, Greece, 20 May 1941
German soldiers raising the German war flag over the Acropolis of Athens, Greece, May 1941German paratroops jumping from Ju 52 transports over Crete, Greece, 20 May 1941
A British truck and trailer burning after attacked by German Luftwaffe aircraft, Crete, Greece, 25 Jun 1941A pall of smoke hanging over the harbor in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece where two ships, hit by German bombs, were burning, 25 Jun 1941, photo 1 of 2
A British truck and trailer burning after attacked by German Luftwaffe aircraft, Crete, Greece, 25 Jun 1941A pall of smoke hanging over the harbor in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece where two ships, hit by German bombs, were burning, 25 Jun 1941, photo 1 of 2
BV 222 Wiking aircraft V2 hanging from a crane while undergoing repair at Piraeus, Greece, 16 Dec 1941. Note the high dome of the Church of St. Nicholas in the background.German Panzer IV tank near the Temple of Hephaestus, Athens, Greece, 1941-1942
BV 222 Wiking aircraft V2 hanging from a crane while undergoing repair at Piraeus, Greece, 16 Dec 1941. Note the high dome of the Church of St. Nicholas in the background.German Panzer IV tank near the Temple of Hephaestus, Athens, Greece, 1941-1942
Aris Velouchiotis with ELAS officers, Greece, 1944Bombing of Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, seen from the bomb bay of a US B-17 bomber, 15 Sep 1944
Aris Velouchiotis with ELAS officers, Greece, 1944Bombing of Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, seen from the bomb bay of a US B-17 bomber, 15 Sep 1944
A British paratrooper with the 5th Scots Parachute Battalion takes cover in Athens, Greece during operations against ELAS (the Greek PeopleGreek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Greek Air Minister M. Fikioris, British Air Commodore Geoffrey Tuttle inspecting No. 336 (Hellenic) Squadron RAF, Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, 1945
A British paratrooper with the 5th Scots Parachute Battalion takes cover in Athens, Greece during operations against ELAS (the Greek People's Liberation Army), 18 Dec 1944.Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Greek Air Minister M. Fikioris, British Air Commodore Geoffrey Tuttle inspecting No. 336 (Hellenic) Squadron RAF, Kalamaki Airfield, Athens, Greece, 1945


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