The Hellenic National Defense General Staff has studied and recommended the introduction of seven categories of Commendations, which were adopted by the Ministry of National Defense and will henceforth be awarded to the Officers of the Armed Forces as recognition, moral reward, and remembrance of fulfilment of certain duties. In the above edition of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff and the War Museum, the various categories of Commendations are presented in detail, as well as the way in which they are worn.
This publication attempts an approach on the tragedy of Cyprus through its religious traditions, its cultural heritage, its struggles for freedom, and its consistent national orientation.
Macedonia is the northern cradle of Greek culture and its history, like that of the rest of Greece, is covered by the halo of prehistory. In this edition, the War Museum presents the Greekness of Macedonia through maps of the 18th and 19th century. (Greek-English)
This publication was the printed accompanying material of the periodical exhibition “Testimonies and Images of the 1940 Epic” held in Montreal, Canada, in 2000 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Greek Community of Montreal.
This publication aims at shedding light on an almost unknown aspect, the contribution of the Armed Forces to the revival of Olympic Games in 1896. This project was undertaken by the associate professor of the Department of History of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Athens, and professor of the course of Political History at the Hellenic Military Academy (Evelpidon), Mr. Spyros Brekis. His work – the result of thorough archival research and collection of historical material – is available to the public.
The War Museum presents, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Balkan Wars 1912-13, this present 1992 album, with the weapons of the belligerents, based for the most part on the Saroglou Collection and the Photographic Archive of the War Museum.
This publication accurately and solidly captures the historical period during which Rigas Velestinlis lived and succeeds in representing through critical historical chapters the impact that Rigas’ vision had on the Greek 19th and 20th century.
The War Museum, in order to honor the memory and the work of the charismatic artist Stamatis Polenakis, but also to teach the new generations the brilliant achievements of the Greeks during the Second World War, republishes this collection of cartoons enriched with additional elements.
This edition is the first complete illustrated study published in the Greek language in order to fill the bibliographic and informational gap that exists on this topic. The Decorations and the Medals presented in the book give the reader the opportunity to follow a historical course marked by the main events of the Modern History of our country, from the First National Assembly of the Greeks of 1822 and the Proclamation of the Constitution of September 3, 1843, the Balkan Wars of 1912-13, the 1940-41 Epic and the post-war events, to the anti-dictatorship struggle of the recent past.