Seventy years ago, when the Second World War came to an end, Mount Athos monks had rescued and sheltered many Allied Troops, who were left behind during the disorderly retreat of their forces in front of the Nazi onslaught. Only a year after the Nazi's defeat -which was triggered significantly by the Greek resistance delaying the Germans- the first Allied Government that organised the dispatch of Credential letters, was the most distant one. New Zealand, not only felt obliged to send citations to the Greek Monasteries and ...

A Visit to Mount Athos: November 1944 2014, Athos Press

ISBN-13: 9780991265336

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