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Allied fleet under French vice-Admiral Dartige du Fournet arrives at Piraeus Port of Athens, Greece.

A French pre-dreadnought Liberté class battleship is seen underway in the Piraeus harbor of Athens, Greece during World War 1. She passes another Liberté class ship. Next, both are seen from astern as they head away from the camera. They are accompanied by two small boats. The French Bouclier-class destroyer, Casque, steaming close by at high speed (the only one in that class with only 3 funnels). She appears to have "CO" stenciled on her bow. French admirals and other senior officers pose for a photograph. The Admiral with crossed legs is Vice-Admiral Louis René Charles Dartige du Fournet, Commandant of the French and British Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea. The crowded port of Piraeus. A sailor raises the tricolor flag on a French warship. A docked ship with "Seripho, Hamburg" written on her stern. She appears to be flying the French tricolor flag.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Allied troops arrive at Port of Athens (Piraeus) Greece, during World War I

Large transport ship seen in port of Athens, Greece, during World War 1. Her cargo of Allied troops and materiel, including horses are gathered on the pier. Allied troops work offloading more supplies from another ship, by way of a gangplank. Troops are seen clearing vegetation to set up a temporary camp nearby. (WWI; WW1)

Date: 1916
Duration: 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Celebration of liberation and enthusiastic welcome of Prime Minister George Papandreou and British Armored unit in Greece.

Liberation of Greece. Animated map of Athens, Greece. Allies forces return to Greece after victory. Celebration: Greek ring the bell. British troops dock in Greece and march into Athens. Workers carry the boxes of water for victims of malaria. Boxes of water displayed. Shows the return of Prime Minister George Papandreou on October 18, 1944. Large crowd welcomes and cheers the Prime Minister George Papandreou and display banners for liberating their country. Prime Minister Papandreou puts the wreath on grave and honors two unknown soldiers. British Lt. Gen Ronald Scobie salutes. General Scobie and Prime Minister Papandreou honor the two unknown soldiers. British Armored unit receive enthusiastic welcome. Sign of 'The Greek People Welcome EAM', and 'Welcome Great Allies KKE'. Greek people welcome the National Liberation Front (EAM) and Communist Party of Greece (KKE). Citizens buy food with inflated currency.

Date: 1944
Duration: 3 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Civilians at Constitution Square celebrate liberation of Greece, and Greece Premier Papandreou hoists flag in Athens, Greece.

People celebrate Liberation of Greece by Allied Forces in Athens, Greece during World War II. The British battleships underway. The British troops aboard a ship in the foreground. The troops disembark the ship at Athens port. The troops march in a squad. The troops marching. British troops greeted by civilians. The civilians crowd at the Constitution Square. The crowd cheer and hold banners. The troops celebrate liberation at the Constitution Square. The British troops lined up. The Greek Parliament Building. Premier of Greece Andreas Papandreou pays wreath to the unknown soldiers. The soldiers stand in formation. A view of the city. The soldiers holding flags of Greece, march. The soldiers stand in formation. Premier Papandreou hoists the flag. A soldier in the foreground salutes. The civilians salute as the flag is hoisted. A view of the city.

Date: 1944, November 2
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
German invasion of Greece and Yugoslavia during World War II.

German invasion of European countries during World War II. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini shakes hands with Adolf Hitler. People gathered in a square in Rome, Italy, cheering as they listen to Mussolini speak. View of Mussolini speaking and waving his hands in animated fashion. Greek Army troops marching in traditional uniform. Animated map depicts Italian advance in Greece and the backward drive of Italian troops. Mussolini walking on a path and saluting his forces. A newspaper headline about Nazi movement in Greece. Close-up aerial view of a German Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber beginning its dive and releasing bombs. German aircraft bombard Greek cities and cities in Yugoslavia. Aerial view of damaged palace building in Belgrade, Yugoslavia after German bombing that began April 6, 1941 in Operation Retribution. Animated map depicts German advance in Yugoslavia. A map depicts German advance in Greece. Aerial view of the city of Athens as seen from German aircraft, with a German Luftwaffe aircraft in foreground.

Date: 1941, April
Duration: 2 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
King Paul and Queen Fredericka arrive in parliament of Greece, in Athens to take oath as new monarch of Greece.

King Paul and Queen Fredericka arrive in parliament of Greece, in Athens to take oath as new monarch of Greece. Deputies stand on their seats and clap for the King and Queen. King Paul replaces his recently deceased brother King George. After the oath taking King and Queen went out of the parliament saluted and greeted by deputies.

Date: 1947, April
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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