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Oxi Day 28. Oct 1940: Watch Live the Military Parade in Thessaloniki

The Military Parade in Thessaloniki to commemorate the 28. October 1940 when Greece rejected the Italian ultimatum to allow troops enter and occupy the country. The Greek-Italian war became inevitable. embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt In a highly symbolic gesture, Italian President Sergio Mattarella attends the Parade upon invitation of …

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Greeks celebrate OXI-Day – some reckon the Referendum NO

Greeks celebrated OXI-Day in hope that it will never turn into a YES. Just kidding. Seriously: in October 1940, Greeks said OXI (NO) to Italy’s ultimatum that Greece surrenders to the powers of Axis. Result: Greece came under occupation by fascist Italy first and nazi Germany later. In July 2015, …

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