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This Day in WWII History: Mar 7, 1941: British forces arrive in Greece

This Day in WWII History: Mar British forces arrive in Greece

Private John L. Drugan and Pal, May 1945. Pal was responsible for saving an entire Marine platoon from an ambush on Okinawa after discovering a hidden Japanese machine gun nest.

“ Private John L. Drugan and Pal, May 1945 ” Pal was responsible for saving an entire Marine platoon from an ambush on Okinawa after discovering a hidden Japanese machine gun nest. Military dogs were commonly used by the Marines in the Pacific for.

Old Athens, Kolonaki, Skoufa & Lycavitou 1930 Φωτογράφος: Πέτρος Πουλίδης [γεν. 1886 – †1967] Δράση: 1903-1964

Old Athens, Kolonaki, Skoufa & Lycavitou 1930 Φωτογράφος: Πέτρος Πουλίδης [γεν. 1886 – †1967] Δράση: 1903-1964

Βοσκός με κοπάδι στην εμπορικότατη (τότε, όπως και τώρα) οδό Ευαγγελιστρίας στη διασταύρωσή της με την οδό Κλείτου (μεταξύ 1903-1909)

Βοσκός με κοπάδι στην εμπορικότατη (τότε, όπως και τώρα) οδό Ευαγγελιστρίας στη διασταύρωσή της με την οδό Κλείτου (μεταξύ 1903-1909)

Η Βασιλίσσης Σοφίας την περίοδο 1870-74. Photo: Sébah, Pascal (1823-1886)

Η Βασιλίσσης Σοφίας την περίοδο 1870-74. Photo: Sébah, Pascal (1823-1886)

PIRAEUS 1946. The war is finished and at the Port,  first cars make their appear !!!

PIRAEUS The war is finished and at the Port, first cars make their appear !

Thessaly, Greece, 1942-1944. Greek kids joined the resistance against the Axis Triple occupation of the country. They were organized in "Aetopoula" (i.e. Young Eagles) affiliated to EAM (i.e. National Liberation Front). They mostly served carrying messages to resistants. Here, four Aetopoula, show the marks or torture by the German occupation forces at Thessaly, perhaps in 1944. They were released because the Germans couldn't break them & spared their lives.

children - Greek resistance fighters were known as "Aetopoula" (Young Eagles). The photo features four Aetopoula who'd been captured, tortured and, apparently, later released by the German occupation forces at Thessaly c.

Αθήνα - οδός Αιόλου Χριστούγεννα. Η παλιά Αθήνα γλεντά, ζει, γεύεται - Θωμάς Σιταράς

Αθήνα - οδός Αιόλου Χριστούγεννα. Η παλιά Αθήνα γλεντά, ζει, γεύεται - Θωμάς Σιταράς

Δημιουργία - Επικοινωνία: 28η Οκτωβρίου 1940: Όταν οι Έλληνες πέταξαν έξω το...

Street battles in kharkov, tommy-gunners pepper the enemy from a house. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

1941- Greek soldiers take time out for meal in snow-covered Tepelini sector of Albania during battle with Italians.

Greek soldiers take time out for meal in snow-covered Tepelini sector of Albania during battle with Italians.

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