"Hence we will not say that Greeks fight like heroes,
but that heroes fight like Greeks."
- Winston Churchill
Today marks the 75th anniversary of Oxi Day -- the day Ioannis Metaxas, the Primer Minister of Greece, rejected the ultimatum made by Moussolini with a single word: OXI (NO)! The ultimatum demanded that Greece allow Axis forces to occupy strategic locations with Greece or to face war. Although outnumbered, the Greeks fought for months resisting, and ultimately changing the course of World War II.
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Ζήτω η 28η Οκτωβρίου! Ζήτω η Ελλάδα!