Witnesses of the 2nd world war WWII in Greece - Page 11

Restoration of the Greek Government

1944, 14 October: Athens is liberated and the Greek government-in-exile returns, with George Papandreou as Premier.

1944, 18 October: Premier George Papandreou and his national unity government repatriate.

1944, 3 December: "Dekemvriana" (December events). 28 people are killed by British troops and policemen in Athens.

1944, 4 December: George Papandreou attempts to resign.

1944, 12 December: ELAS controls most of Athens and its environs.

1945 12 February: EAM and the Greek Government sign a peace agreement to end fighting.

1945, 16 June: Former ELAS leader Aris Velouchiotis is killed or commits suicide.

1945, 17 October: Archbishop Damaskinos assumes as regent in an attempt to stabilize the country.

1945, 24 October: Greece is one of the founding members of the United Nations.