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  • Type is exactly "war memorials"

Heroon 1940 Konitsa Front Gate.jpg
At the top of the pass heading into the Pindus Mountains going north from Konitsa, an enclosure with a cenotaph of the men fallen in 1940 is marked by a toppled metal sign stating Heroon 1940. The cenotaph is approach through an arched gateway. There…

Ioannina Holocaust Memorial Front.JPG
This two-sided monument stands in a triangular space on the streets of Ioaninna. Two benches flank the monument and are topped with slate. One side of the monument has an [aluminum] and brass relief sculpture in five panels. The third panel, in the…

Kephalovryso Monument MS.JPG
Outside the city office building in Kephalovryso is a war monument that still receives active wreath commemoration at the time of the celebrations of ΟΧΙ day. The low pediment, faced with marble has inscriptions listing the names of local inhabitants…

Konitsa Pass Monument Front.JPG
A monument dedicated to the fallen heroes of Greece stands at the high point of the pass between Kalpaki and the Aoos River Valley. The monument is a pillar of triangular shape, i.e. with three sides, two of which bear a poetic inscription. The top…

Konitsa ELAS Monument Front.JPG
At the top of the pass, a stone-built base faced with a marble dedicatory plaque is topped with a stone-carved relief depicting an andartes-style fighter. The monument is surrounded with a iron fence. The marble plaque lists four deceased ELAS…

Moni Sossinou Monument View.JPG
The monument is placed at the top of Sosinos Hill, which is the site of Moni Sosinou and commands a spectacular view over the Kalamas River valley, the site of the early battles of the Italo-Elleniko War in 1940-41. The truncated pyramid is topped…

Ligopsa Monument LS.JPG
This stele memorial set on four marble steps is enclosed in a garden space at the outskirts of the village of Ligopsa. The inscribed stele lists the names of men who died for their country from 1908 - 1955. A cannonball sits on the top of the stele.

Zitsa ELAS Monument Plaza.JPG
In the Plateia of National Resistance on the outskirts of the town of Zitsa, a large (~ 25 meters in diameter), circular, and marble-paved space, has as its centerpiece a marble-clad rectangular, two tiered monument. The lower tier has a dedicatory…
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