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  • THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    TR 2503

    The Greek Prime Minister M Papandreou, made a speech which was broadcast to the whole country and afterwards laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Cars bearing the new Prime Minister of Greece, Mr George Papandreou and his Government pass...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 20863

    A paratrooper from 5th (Scots) Parachute Battalion, 2nd Parachute Brigade, takes cover on a street corner in Athens during operations against members of ELAS, 18 December 1944.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 19487

    Paratroops of 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade in a Dakota on their way to their drop zone at Megara in Greece, 14 October 1944.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 20937

    Sherman tanks and troops from 5th (Scots) Parachute Battalion, 2nd Parachute Brigade, during operations against members of ELAS in Athens, 18 December 1944.

  • THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    THE NEW GOVERNMENT OF GREECE ENTERS ATHENS, 18 OCTOBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    TR 2502

    The Greek Prime Minister M Papandreou, made a speech which was broadcast to the whole country and afterwards laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Allied vehicles passing through the crowded streets on the day the new Government, led by Prime...

  • THE BATTLE FOR CRETE, 20 - 31 MAY 1941

    THE BATTLE FOR CRETE, 20 - 31 MAY 1941

    (photographs)

    E 3022E

    Invasion: A cave used as an air raid shelter during the German attacks. A British soldier stands in its entrance.

  • THE GREEK NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE GREEK NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 20924

    Anti-Submarine Weapons: Hedgehog, a 24 spigot anti-submarine mortar. On the target. A full Twenty Four Pattern just fired from the Greek Corvette HHMS TOMPAZIS, seven of the bombs have already hit the water, while seventeen more can be counted in mid-air...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN GREECE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 20635

    Paratroops from 5th (Scots) Parachute Battalion, 2nd Parachute Brigade, fire a Vickers machine gun from a rooftop in Athens during operations against members of ELAS, 7 December 1944.

  • compass, cigarette lighter

    compass, cigarette lighter

    (Equipment)

    EPH 1104

    This lighter, containing a compass, was used during the Second World War by Lieutenant Anthony Nelson-Keys whilst serving with the British Army Film and Photographic Unit (AFPU) in Greece.

  • The Greek Civil War : Relatives mourn their dead at Peristere

    The Greek Civil War : Relatives mourn their dead at Peristere

    (art) Made by: Cole, Leslie 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5039

    image: three swollen corpses lie on the ground in a barren landscape. A fourth is being lifted by a group of men using a white sheet as a stretcher. The group is surrounded by two children holding flowers and several mourning women, dressed in black. A...

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