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Greece: An Unknown Site of the Holocaust – Deutsche Welle (Translated from german)

The war crimes of the Nazis in Greece are hardly present for most Germans. A memorial in Münster is now providing information about Greece’s victims’ villages and cities of martyrs during World War II. The occupation of Greece by the German Wehrmacht (1941-45) and the question of reparation for the crimes committed at the time …

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German Citizens Do Not Know About Nazi Crimes In Greece – Greek City Times

The issue of reparations still haunts Greek-German relations, often bringing back dark memories of German occupation, the mass executions and the Holocaust. “Contrary to what many Greeks believe, only a few in Germany and Europe know about the martyrdom villages and cities of Greece”, explained Babis Karpouchtis from the University of Jena. “The massacres and …

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Greeks Commemorate Nazi Atrocities at Viannos on September 16 – GreekReporter.com

Locals and government officials honored the memory of the 500 victims of the Viannos Holocaust by the Nazis on September 14-16, 1943 with ceremonies in churches and at monuments in the villages of Viannos on Crete on Monday. The commemorative events continued at the Holocaust Museum of the Viannos Municipality in Amiras, which were attended …

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Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations – Deutsche Welle

The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens’ claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn’t been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago. Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday for Berlin to enter talks on paying war reparations Athens claims …

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