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Crete: Digital journey to the Nazi prisons of Agia

In Crete in 1941 there was no turning back as if you were entering the war against the Nazi occupiers. However, the airborne landing of the Germans during World War II under the code name "Unternehmen Merkur" (Operation Mercury) against the island did not frighten the Cretans, who put up an unexpectedly strong resistance against the numerically superior Germans.

  • Published in Greece

Seventy years from Kaisariani executions.

Communist Party secretary general Dimitris Koutsoumbas went today and paid homage at the rifle range of Kaisariani, where seventy years ago Nazi occupiers executed 200 Greek prisoners.

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