Written on the Knee
A Diary from the Greek-Italian Front of WWII
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Translated by his daughter, Helen Electrie Lindsay, Electris’s entries and letters come together in Written on the Knee. Fully illustrated and accompanied by supporting reference material, the collection serves as both an authentic historical document of Greek involvement in WWII and a story of love, separation and family ties threatened and strengthened by war.
Often overlooked in the scope of WWII, Greece’s six-month conflict with Mussolini’s forces played a pivotal role in the war’s outcome. The small country’s fierce resistance against the Italians delayed Hitler’s move into the Soviet Union, which many historians believe turned the war in favor of the Allies.
From Dr. Electris’s first entry to his last, Written on the Knee captures the true story of love and war during a crucial time in modern history.
- Mighty Media, Inc., November 2015
Red Portal Press
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