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Battle of Greece (1940-1944)

Battle of Greece (1940-1944)

        Greece entered World War II on 28 October 1940, when the Italian army invaded from Albania. The Greek army dealt the first victory for the Allies by defeating the invasion and pushing Mussolini’s forces back into Albania. Hitler was reluctantly forced to send his own forces to overcome Greece in April 1941, and delay the invasion […]

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OXI! When Greece fought back

OXI! When Greece fought back

OXI! When Greece fought back Next week, on October 28 Greeks celebrate their victory over Italian Fascist dicator Mussolini’s army, it was the first Alied victory against the Axis Powers.   A Greek soldier sits on one of the captured Italian mini tanks, the French made L 3 – 35. The better resourced and larger Italian Army was routed by […]

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