Greece, the Decade of War: Occupation, Resistance and Civil War (Paperback)

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In this book, acclaimed historian David Brewer investigates explores 1940s Greece -- one of the most tumultuous decades in Greece's modern history.

Beginning in 1941, the occupation of Greece by Germany was intensely brutal: children starved on the streets of Athens; the Jewish population was decimated in the Holocaust; heroic acts of resistance were met with vicious reprisals. When Greece was finally freed from Nazi rule in 1944, the fractured and embittered nation became engulfed in civil war, as conflict flared between the British and American-sponsored government and communist-led rebels. In Greece, The Decade of War, Brewer expertly analyses these events and in doing so provides a compelling military and political history.

About the Author


David Brewer is the author of Greece, the Hidden Centuries and The Flame of Freedom: The Greek War of Independence, 1821-1833. After studying Classics at Oxford University, he divided his working life between teaching, journalism and business before devoting himself to the study of the history of Greece.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781350165434
ISBN-10: 1350165433
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: November 12th, 2020
Pages: 336
Language: English