An earthquake with the force of 10 Atomic Bombs and 13 foot tidal waves smash the Aegean Islands of Greece. One of the area's worst natural disasters killed and injured many people. Damaged houses seen. Injured people are carried to the hospitals. Nurses tend to the injured people in the heavily crowded hospital. A woman is seen weeping.
Invasion of Yugoslavia and Greece 6 April 1941 Yugoslavia and Greece being invaded. Animated map of region as names of Yugoslavian areas appear. Dragon's teeth and other antitank fortifications are bypassed by advancing German forces. Damaged railroad tracks in Croatia. German soldiers confer. They march past houses along road, cross stream and drag artillery over wooden bridge. An animated map shows entry into Greece at Salonika and Xanthi. The smoke rises in valley after German artillery hits. German guns fire and recoil. The view of a valley. A German soldier sketches. Germans in foxhole gesture. German Stuka dive bombers in flight and dropping bombs. German tank rolls down a street in Salonika, many civilian onlookers, as well as German officers salute as tanks pass. View of Aegean harbor. A town in the background and a column of smoke rises.
British soldiers of the 11th (Service) Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) bivouacked on a seaside plain at Zeitenlik, Salonika (aka Thessalonika) in Greece, during World War 1. Their circular white tents are pitched and several campfires are burning. Their arms are stacked. The Thermaic Gulf of the Aegean Sea is visible in the background.
German troops invade Samos and Leros, Greece. A map of Greece highlights Athens, Samos and Leros. German troops standing amid corpses and debris, talk after recapturing Leros Island. German officers drink wine and eat grapes after recapturing Samos Island. German troops parade along a mountain road. British and Indian prisoners of war are marched to ships.
German soldiers at the island of Samos in Greece. Scenes of the island. Life of common man of Samos. German soldiers tour an estate. They bargain with the natives. A soldier talks to a monk on Mount Athos, Chalcidice. The soldiers drink wine. A woman serves to the soldiers. A damaged building. Soldiers walk around it. Soldiers meet monks and move inside a building. A monk shows a photograph hung on a wall to the soldiers.
German Arado Ar 196 Floatplane taxi on a lake and take off during World War II in Greece. Sailors fire a battle gun from a German ship as shells burst on the shore. German Junkers JU 88s attack enemy installations on the shore. View through gun sites as island is strafed. Junkers JU 52s fly in formation as paratroopers drop on Samos Island.