Stories of bravery and loss in Thessaloniki of the 20th century (Part 2)

And now the continuation…. The fourth and final story is one of lost faith to the ones who rule, but of a silver lining. Greece in the cold war (until 1974) as many countries that weren’t communist, was very hostile towards communism, with many laws banishing it, its official party and people with this ideology. You … More Stories of bravery and loss in Thessaloniki of the 20th century (Part 2)

Stories of bravery and loss in Thessaloniki of the 20th century (Part 1)

Coming to the 20th century Thessaloniki never stopped having interesting stories to tell. The first one will of course be the one of its liberation. Thessaloniki gained her independence during the first Balkan wars in the 26th (actually 27) of October, 1912, the day that its patron saint, St. Demetrius is celebrated (and the day … More Stories of bravery and loss in Thessaloniki of the 20th century (Part 1)