National Geographic, 1949: War-torn Greece looks ahead

WW2 in Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis

“On the once-barren island of Makronisi, off the tip of Attica, I watched tough Greek Army officers play the role of the good sheperd”. In the December 1949 issue of National Geographic magazine, just a few months after the end of the Civil War in Greece (1946-49), seasoned journalist Maynard Owen Williams describes is experiences.
For historical reasons, publishes the full report of the National Geographic magazine, which vividly illustrates the aftermath of the nazi occupation (141-44) and the reconstruction of the war-torn country, following the destructive Civil War.