The “Queen Olga” Destroyer ship and the Battle of Leros.
«52 Days 1943» is the title of a historical photographic album, which was published in June 2004, by Kastaniotis Publications. It tells the story of the legendary ship “Queen Olga” and the battle of Leros. The battle lasted for 52 days, starting from the day that “Queen Olga” sank, until the day that Leros island was totally taken over by German forces.
The album is the result of nearly five years of research. Hundreds of photographs, over thirty hours of digital video, underwater shots of war finds, tens of hours of conversation and interviews with survivors from Greece and abroad, all gave the possibility to create this album with unique exclusive photographs. They are all accompanied by short texts, a real marathon of human memories that are being told for the first time and light up unknown parts of our history.
Second edition includes also a DVD. The album is available in Greek and English.
Price: 60,00 €
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