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A collection of medals from the Metaxas regime

A collection of medals issued by the Metaxas regime. Phrases such as “Molon Lave” (“Come and take them”, the words Leonidas spoke at Thermopylae), and mottos such as “Pistis – Agon – Niki” (“Faith – Struggle – Victory”), together with relevant dates such […]

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παρελαση-εργατων-πρωτομαγιας-ιωαννης-μεταξας

The 4th of August – Towards a corporatist state

Metaxas’ willingness to stake the country’s social stability on the German option made it a condition sine qua non that the regime be able to gather some degree of popular support, or at least prevent the people from turning against […]

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Ioannis Diakos

Ioannis Diakos [Ιωάννης Διάκος] was the private secretary and personal aide of Metaxas. A former journalist-publicist, he was the director of the “Efimeridos ton Ellinon” (“Newspaper of the Greeks”), which was an organ of the Union of Royalists. His relationship with […]

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