Tag Archives: Second world war

1725 – Athos vintage photo’s and art

In post 1503 I showed you some pictures of the German Wehrmacht on Athos during the Second World War. Today I found two more, with monks and soldiers posing in front of the camera. All photo’s seem to be from … Continue reading

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1503 – Athos and the Second World War: more pictures and texts

In my search for more pictures about Athos I found these below. Most of them are taken by German “Wehrmacht”-soldiers, who had an outpost just above the Rumenian Skete Prodromou. The German observation post on the slopes of the Athos … Continue reading

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1444 – book Dölger: Athos monasteries in 1941

In 1941 a German scientific expedision visited Athos. Prof Dr Dölger published a book in 1942, with many black and white pictures (also see 599, 1399 and 1281). Diamonitirion 1941 Today I will show the old pictures of the monasteries we plan to … Continue reading

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1399 – Books: Mönchsland Athos – 1942

During World War II the Nazies occupied Greece and Mount Athos, as mentioned before in this weblog (see categories “war“). It also gave Germans scholars the opportunity to do scientific investigations: the Byzantologist prof dr  Dölger visited Athos in 1942 with … Continue reading

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1218 – Athos and the Second World War

Athos: Easter 1941 In blog no. 1119 and 1176  I reviewed the book “Wege am Athos” from Reinhold Zwerger. A chapter about the 2nd World War (page 237 and further) is of special interest, because we can show you some … Continue reading

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760 – Athos during WW II

Karyes – Eastern 1941, three German soldiers with two monks. Soon after the book Monchsland Athos by Dr. F. Dolger was published in oktober 1942, see 599. Wim, 6/4

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654 – more about the book "Dare to be free"

In post nr 574 I described the book of W.B. Thomas and his escape to Mount Athos in 1941 (252 pages). The first 150 pages of the book are about his escape, after being captured in Crete by the German … Continue reading

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