4th of August Regime
The 4th of August Regime (Greek: Καθεστώς της 4ης Αυγούστου, Kathestós tis tetártis Avgoústou), commonly also known as the Metaxas Regime (Greek: Καθεστώς Μεταξά, Kathestós Metaxá), was an aut...
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Battle of Crete
The Battle of Crete (German: Luftlandeschlacht um Kreta; Greek: Μάχη της Κρήτης) was a battle fought during World War II on the Greek island of Crete. It began on the morning of 20 May 1941, w...
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Battle of Greece
The Battle of Greece (also known as Operation Marita, German: Unternehmen Marita) is the common name for the invasion of Greece by Germany and Italy in April 1941. It is concomitant to the stalled...
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Second Hellenic Republic
The Second Hellenic Republic (Greek: Β΄ Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) is the historiographical term for the political regime of Greece between 1924 and 1935. It followed from the period of the constitution...
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Battle of Rethymno
The Battle of Rethymnon, also known as the Battle of Retimo, was a battle during World War II on the Greek island of Crete. It began on the morning of 20 May 1941, when Nazi Germany launched an airbor...
Battle of Tempe Gorge
The Battle of Tempe Gorge, also known as the Battle of Pinios Gorge, was a rearguard action fought by Australian and New Zealand troops during the German invasion of Greece on 18 April 1941. The battl...
Charalambos Katsimitros
Charalambos Katsimitros (Greek: Χαράλαμπος Κατσιμήτρος; 1886–1962) was a Greek general who distinguished himself during the Italian invasion of Greece.
Katsimitros entered the Army in 1904. He...
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Battle of Ptolemaida
The Battle of Ptolemaida refers to two distinct engagements, the first around the village of Sotir north of Ptolemaida and the second around the village of Proasteion south of Ptolemaida, both fought ...
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Operation Demon
The Battle of Greece (also known as Operation Marita, German: Unternehmen Marita) is the common name for the invasion of Greece by Germany and Italy in April 1941. It is concomitant to the stalled...
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National Youth Organisation (Greece)
The National Youth Organisation (Greek: Εθνική Οργάνωσις Νεολαίας, Ethnikí Orgánosis Neoléas, EON) was a youth organization in Greece during the years of the Metaxas Regime (1936–1941), establishe...
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Ioannis Metaxas
Ioannis Metaxas (Greek: Ιωάννης Μεταξάς; 12 April 1871 – 29 January 1941) was a Greek general and dictator, serving as Prime Minister of Greece from 1936 until his death in 1941. He governed const...
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Konstantinos Davakis
Konstantinos Davakis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Δαβάκης, 1897 – 21 January 1943) was a Greek military officer in World War II. He organized the Greek defensive lines during the Battle of Pindus that led...
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Greek legislative election, 1932
Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 25 September 1932. All 254 seats in the Lower House of the Greek Parliament, the Vouli, were elected, as well as one-third of the seats in the Senate. Th...
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Edward Puttick
Lieutenant General Sir Edward Puttick KCB, DSO & Bar (26 June 1890 – 25 July 1976) was an officer who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the First and Second World Wars. The ...
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Battle of Kleisoura Pass
The Battle of Kleisoura Pass (Greek: Αγώνας στενωπού Κλεισούρας) took place from the evening of 13 April 1941, when first contact was made, until the midday of 14 April, when Greek organized resis...
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Greek legislative election, 1936
Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 26 January 1936. The Liberal Party emerged as the largest party in Parliament, winning 126 of the 300 seats.
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Ubaldo Soddu
Ubaldo Soddu (23 July 1883 – 20 July 1949) was an Italian military officer, who commanded the Italian Forces in the Greco-Italian War for a month.Soddu was born in Salerno. During the period of 1939-1...
Konstantinos Maniadakis
Konstantinos Maniadakis (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Μανιαδάκης; Sofiko, Corinthia, 25 July 1893 – Athens, 28 February 1972) was a Greek Army officer and politician who became notorious as head of the int...
Ugo Cavallero
Ugo Cavallero (September 20, 1880 – September 13, 1943) was an Italian military commander before and during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: R...
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Balkan Pact
The Balkan Pact was a treaty signed by Greece, Turkey, Romania and Yugoslavia—the Balkan Entente—on February 9, 1934 in Athens, aimed at maintaining the geopolitical status quo in the region following...
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