The “NO” day
th
28 of October
National Holiday of Greece
• It’ a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during
World War 2 (WWII).
• On October 28th, 1940, the Italian ambass...
• Metaxas addressed the Greek people with these
words:
“The time has come for Greece to fight for her independence.
Greeks...
So every year at schools we celebrate this event by
doing a parade dressed with white and blue – the
colors of our flag. W...
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National Day of Greece 28th October

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. The “NO” day th 28 of October National Holiday of Greece
  • 2. • It’ a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War 2 (WWII). • On October 28th, 1940, the Italian ambassador to Greece, Emanuele Grazzi delivered an ultimatum from Benito Mussolini to Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas. The ultimatum was demanding the entry of the Italian army and the occupation of Greek territory. • Metaxas refused by saying a big: NO and then a big fight begin including Italians and Germans which ended on 1945.
  • 3. • Metaxas addressed the Greek people with these words: “The time has come for Greece to fight for her independence. Greeks, we must now prove ourselves worthy of our forefathers and the freedom they gave us. Greeks, fight now for your Fatherland, for your wives, for your children and the sacred traditions. The struggle is now for everything!”
  • 4. So every year at schools we celebrate this event by doing a parade dressed with white and blue – the colors of our flag. We also sing ,read poems, books related to that or do drama activities! Made by Stevi Gati