Celebrations for the liberation of Athens from German occupation
The annual celebrations for the liberation of Athens from the German occupation in World War II took place on Wednesday. The German troops retreated from the Greek capital on 12 October 1944.
Each year, the celebrations for the liberation of Athens are marked by the reenactment of raising the Greek flag at the Acropolis. Present at the celebrations were Minister of Education Nikos Filis, New Democracy VP Kostis Hatzidakis, the Mayor of Athens Giorgos Kaminis and the head of the River Stavros Theodorakis
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