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Athens: Minor Riots at Commemoration of November ’73 Uprising (Videos)

Thousands of Greeks, young and old participated at today’s demonstration to commemorate the victims of  the Athens Polytechnic Uprising on November 17, 1973,  against the Junta of the Colonels . Police estimated that some 20,000 people marched from the Polytechnic University to the American Embassy. As expected many banners carried slogans against the …

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Athens Uprising Nov 17, 1973: The Deads and the Songs (Greek Music Videos)

Remembering the “Stone Years” of Greek democracy… Every November 17,  mothers and fathers recall the shocking moments when they learned their daughter or son was killied during the uprise – often a young boy or a girl , maybe a passerby. Uptodate the number of deads is unclear, it is estimated …

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17 November 1973 – Athens Polytechnic Students’ Uprising

I do remember very well this Saturday morning I went alone to Athens downtown, on November 17, 1973. The night before an army tank had violently crashed down the main steel gate of the Polytechnic University campus bringing down the people clinging on it. I was a teenager then and had no …

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