14/02/2020 14/02/2020 Greek Deputy Defense Minister Alkiviadis Stefanis attended a ceremony at the Thessaloniki officers’ club for the repatriation of the remains of Greek army Maj. Georgios Katsanis, who fell heroically on July 21, 1974 during a battle with invading Turkish forces in the vicinity of the mountainous St. Ilarionas fortress — between Kyrenia and Nicosia. Maj....
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Ceremony for repatriation of remains of fallen Greek officer on Cyprus

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Ceremony for repatriation of remains of fallen Greek officer on Cyprus

Greek Deputy Defense Minister Alkiviadis Stefanis attended a ceremony at the Thessaloniki officers’ club for the repatriation of the remains of Greek army Maj. Georgios Katsanis, who fell heroically on July 21, 1974 during a battle with invading Turkish forces in the vicinity of the mountainous St. Ilarionas fortress — between Kyrenia and Nicosia.

Maj. Katsanis, the commander of the 33rd commando squadron of the Cypriot National Guard, was a native of Serres, in northern Greece.

 

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