Plebescite elections in Greece. Soldiers and people on streets to vote during the elections. People vote. People restore the monarchy of King George II, ending the brief rule of General Georgios Kondylis. People and soldiers cheer. From UN newsreel 25 year retrospective, dated October 27, 1960.
People take part in a plebiscite in Athens, Greece. Soldiers on a street with people gathered along the sides. A soldier casts his vote during the plebiscite. Officials seated at a desk. People loaded on cars as they celebrate the victory of King George II in the plebiscite. People hold pictures of the King. Field Marshal Kondylis in a military uniform.
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.
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.
Italy invades Greece during World War II. An Italian aircraft in flight as it drops bombs over Greece. Bombs impact and smoke rises up. Italian tanks roll and troops advance. A military truck. Soldiers load shells in an artillery and fire it. Greek Premier Ioannis Metaxas reviews an honor guard in Greece. Greek soldiers march in review. Scottish soldiers in skirts also march at the parade. Italian soldiers in Sidi Barrani, Egypt. Soldiers fight and advance across a field.
King George II of Greece, the Duke and the Duchess of Kent and others attend the marriage ceremony of the Duke of Spoleto and Princess Irene of Greece in Florence, Italy. Dignitaries and guests stand at a balcony of a building. King George II of Greece arrives in a car. Princess Irene and Duke of Spoleto walk out of a church and pose.