Case study in Guerrilla war: Greece during WW2

A very interesting book by the Special Warfare Research Division, Special Operations Research Office, American University, 1961 Click the links below: Case study in Guerrilla war: Greece during WW2   List of all the destruction inflicted to Greece by the triple occupation by the Germans, Italians and Bulgarians

Kos and Leros 1943, The German conquest of the Dodecanese, by Anthony Rogers

By Pierre Kosmidis Anthony Rogers is an acclaimed author and researcher, known for his books detailing events in the Mediterranean during World War 2. His new book, by Osprey Publishing, is expected to be available from  August 22nd 2019 and is titled Kos and Leros 1943, The German conquest of the Dodecanese.  The book is an illustrated account […]

The mystery of the Ju88 wreck in Macedonia, Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Research and photos submitted by George Karelas and used by permission The skies over Greece saw intense air battles during WW2, resulting in many aircraft destroyed. Several have been located, out of which some have been identified, while others are still shrouded in mystery. One such aircraft wreck, located thanks to information received […]

The Air Battle over Mykonos island: 27 January 1944, hell over the Aegean

By Pierre Kosmidis Research by Kostas Koukovinis and Thanos Antonelos Mykonos island  is considered one of the top destinations worldwide. The Greek island combines sandy beaches with buzzing nightlife, attracting tourists from all over the world. Located in the center of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is also close to Delos island, the sacred island of the […]

The Italian Savoia-Marchetti SM 79 «Sparviero» aircraft at the seabed of Poros Island, Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos: Kostas Mylonakis  www.wetklik.gr An important historical discovery, the first Italian aircraft of World War II which was located in Greece was documented photographically by the diving team of Anthony Grafas. It is a three-engined bomber Savoia – Marchetti SM 79 ‘Sparviero “, (“Hawk”), which was originally identified a few years ago, […]

Locating and identifying WW2 aircraft wrecks: The Kwajalein Missing in Action (MIA) Project

By Pierre Kosmidis   Flight deck of the PBM-3D which crashed at Kwajalein on February 16, 1944 Kwajalein Atoll is part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The southernmost and largest island in the atoll is named Kwajalein Island. Dan Farnham speaks to WW2 Wrecks andpierekosmidis.blogspot.com about the Kwajalein Missing in Action (MIA) Project:  “The […]