National Resistance Day remembered

Education Minister Petros Efthymiou shakes hands with veterans of Greece’s Resistance movement against German and Italian World War II occupation forces during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens yesterday, which was National Resistance Day. At Gorgopotamos in Central Greece, local officials and Resistance veterans participated at the annual commemoration of the destruction of the Gorgopotamos rail bridge on November 25, 1942, which is regarded as the most daring exploit of the Resistance. It is also remarkable for the fact that disparate groups united for the sabotage strike. Eventually, she went to the KAT Hospital, where gangrene was diagnosed. First, three toes were amputated and then the entire foot.

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