Greek children, mostly orphans,during WWII.  Location: Greece  Date taken: October 1944

Greek children, mostly orphans,during WWII. Location: Greece Date taken: October 1944

Greece, 1941-1944. German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant.

Greece, 1941-1944. German occupation forces preparing the execution by hanging of a Greek resistant.

Due militari britannici osservano la loggia delle Cariatidi del tempio greco detto Eretteo, dedicato alla dea Atena, sull’Acropoli di Atene, nell’ottobre 1944. Il ritiro delle truppe tedesche dalla Grecia, avvenuto in quei giorni, non segnò affatto l’avvio di un periodo più pacifico per il Paese, in quanto si aprì subito un contrasto tra il governo monarchico di Georgios Papandreu e le forze più attive della Resistenza (Elas) a preponderanza comunista. Nel dicembre 1

Due militari britannici osservano la loggia delle Cariatidi del tempio greco detto Eretteo, dedicato alla dea Atena, sull’Acropoli di Atene, nell’ottobre 1944. Il ritiro delle truppe tedesche dalla Grecia, avvenuto in quei giorni, non segnò affatto l’avvio di un periodo più pacifico per il Paese, in quanto si aprì subito un contrasto tra il governo monarchico di Georgios Papandreu e le forze più attive della Resistenza (Elas) a preponderanza comunista. Nel dicembre 1

Greece, winter of 1941-1942. Starving Greek child. In the autumn of 1941 German occupation forces confiscated all produce to answer food needs of their troops on the Soviet front. An estimated number of half a million people lost their lives of starvation in that most cold winter of 1941-1942, mostly at the urban areas. Twice a day special servicemen collected dead frozen bodies to give them a hasty collective burial.

Greece, winter of 1941-1942. Starving Greek child. In the autumn of 1941 German occupation forces confiscated all produce to answer food needs of their troops on the Soviet front. An estimated number of half a million people lost their lives of starvation in that most cold winter of 1941-1942, mostly at the urban areas. Twice a day special servicemen collected dead frozen bodies to give them a hasty collective burial.

Sottufficiali e carabinieri in servizio alla Stazione di Eleusi, in Grecia (1943).

Sottufficiali e carabinieri in servizio alla Stazione di Eleusi, in Grecia (1943).

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. There is no record of how he was punished.

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. There is no record of how he was punished.

retrogasm: Louvre Museum. The Grande Galerie abandoned during World War II - The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel

retrogasm: Louvre Museum. The Grande Galerie abandoned during World War II - The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel

1940 ~ A Greek soldier says goodbye to his young daughter before being mobilized to the front to counter against Axis Italian and German invasion

1940 ~ A Greek soldier says goodbye to his young daughter before being mobilized to the front to counter against Axis Italian and German invasion

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