Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:

many cheered again a few months later when a young left-wing resistance fighter named Manolis Glezos climbed the Acropolis one night with a friend and pulled down a swastika flag that the Germans had recently unfurled. (Almost 70 years later, Mr. Glezos would be tear-gassed by the Greek police while protesting the austerity program.)


"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Fri Jul 1st, 2011 at 08:00:02 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Others have rated this comment as follows:

melo 4
DoDo 4
Carrie 4
talos 4

Display:

Occasional Series