For information about the resistance to Ottoman occupation, see klepht.
His name day in the Greek church is December 20th and anyone named Ignatios shares this name day, even if they were born in May!Some high-profile officers of the pre-war Greek regime served the Germans in various posts. All the beauty without the politics - LET' S GET THE TOURISTS TO GO TO GREECE !!!!The rise of resistance movements in Greece was precipitated by the invasion and occupation of Greece by Nazi Germany (and its allies Italy and Bulgaria) from 1941–44.Italy led the way with its attempted invasion from Albania in 1940, which was repelled by the Greek Army.