This mod will contain Greek units and missions.
The campaign will be at the beginning until the end of the WW2 in Greece.
 The Defending of Greece 1940-1941, the liberation of Greece, Greek resistance and The Greeks in the Middle East/Aegean/Italy.
Famous Battles like: Battle of Crete, Battle of Metaxas Line and Greco-Italian War.

All the missions will be based on true events.


The War of 1940-1941:
1: 28 October 1940 - Epirus - Ohi day
2: 14 November 1940 - Northern Epirus - Greek counteroffensive
3: 6 April 1941 - Greek-Bulgarian Border - Metaxas Line
4: 24 April 1941 - Eastern Central Greece - Battle of Thermopylae
5: 27 April 1941 - Athens - German drive on Athens
6: 20 May 1941 - Rethtmno, Crete - Battle of Rethymno
7: 22 May 1941 - Chania, Crete - Recapture Maleme
8: 24 May 1941 - Kastelli, Crete - The Last hope
9: 28 May 1941 - South Crete - Evacuation to Egypt

Greek Resistance:

1: 29 September 1941 - Doxato - The Drama Uprising 
2: 25 November 1942 - Central Greece - Operation Harling
3: 13 December 1943 - Kalavryta - Massacre of Kalavryta
4: 8 August 1944 - Damasta, Crete - Damasta Sabotage
More to be decided

The Middle East/Italy/Aegean:
1: 23 October 1942 - El Alamein (Egypt) - Second Battle of El Alamein
2: 7 April 1943 - Wadi Akarit (Tunisia) - Operation Scipio
3: 26 September 1943 - Leros (Dodecanese) - Battle of Leros
4: 3 October 1943 - Kos (Dodecanese) - Battle of Kos
5: 13 September 1944 - Rimini (Italy) - Battle of Rimini
More to be decided

The Liberation of Greece:
1, 2: 12 December 1944 - Athens - Dekemvriana
3: 16 October 1944 - Megara - Operation Manna
(British troops did not fought when liberate against Axis in Greece
but against the Communist resistance groups)
More to be decided

Bonus Missions:
1: 11 April 1941 - Vevi - Battle of the Klidi Pass (Play as Germany)
2: 2 November 1940 - Epirus - Battle of Elaia-Kalamas
3: 29 May 1918 - Skra, Greece - Battle of Skra-di-Legen
4: Early 1943 - Athens and farmlands - The Communist attack
More to be decided
Almost all the missions will be coop compatible.

-War of 1940-1941 80%
-Greek Resistance 20%
-The Middle East/Italy/Aegean 5%
-Liberation of Greece 0%
-Bonus Missions 10%

-Greek Infantry 80%
-Greek Cars 80%
-Greek Tanks 90%
-Greek Cannons 80%
-German units 70%
-Italian units 100% (Italy at War - Team)
-Bulgarian units 100% 
-Commonwealth Units 70%

-Weapons 90%
-Helmets and other stuff 70%

Red means "not started"
Orange means "in progress"
Green means "Completed"

Developer: xristos10   
 Betatesters: AubeSangante, foo_jam2002
, SpartanHopliteGR 

Im looking for a modeler. 
Now in betatesting version: v0.2b

Special thanks to: foo_jam2002 for the Greek speech

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4 comments by xristos10 on Nov 20th, 2013

Battle of Leros

The Battle of Leros was the central event of the Dodecanese Campaign of the Second World War, and is widely used as an alternate name for the whole campaign. The Italian garrison in Leros was strengthened by British forces on 15 September 1943. The battle began with German air attacks on 26 September, continued with the landings on 12 November, and ended with the capitulation of the Allied forces four days later.

The landings

On 12 November 1943 at 4.30 am, after almost fifty days of air strikes, an invasion fleet landed troops at Palma Bay and Pasta di Sopra on the north-east coast. The Italian coastal gunners were not able to prevent these landings. There were other landings at Pandeli Bay, near Leros town, that were heavily contested by the Royal Irish Fusiliers. The Fusiliers stopped the capture of some key defensive positions but were unable to stop the landings.

German consolidation

The positions of the British units were spread around the island with poor communication between them. The attacking German forces did not only have the advantage of numerical superiority but also that of air control. In the early afternoon Luftwaffe fighter-bombers machine-gunned and bombed the area between the Gurna and Alinda Bays, followed by Junkers 52s which dropped some 500 parachutists from the Brandenburg Division, most of whom landed safely despite British efforts. The position of these landings effectively divided the island in two, separating the Buffs and a company of the King's Own on the south side of the island from the rest of the garrison. Counterattacks during the rest of that day failed. During the night of 12/13 November more German reinforcements arrived. Counterattacks by the King's Own and the Fusiliers failed during the 13th with heavy casualties, but the Buffs on the south side of the island managed to capture 130 prisoners and reclaim some control of their area. On the night of 14 November two more companies of the Royal West Kent Regiment and their commanding officer, Lt Col Ben Tarleton, from Samos landed at Portolago Bay. The fighting on the 14th and 15th was mostly inconclusive with more casualties on both sides, although a counter-attack by two companies of the King's Own succeeded in recapturing part of Apetiki. Lt Col French was killed in this attack. On the night of the 15th the fourth company from the West Kents was landed and 170 German prisoners were taken to Samos. The Germans, on the other hand, landed an estimated 1,000 troops and artillery during that night.

Surrender and aftermath

On the morning of 16 November it became apparent to the British commander, Brigadier Tilney, that his situation was untenable and he surrendered; 3,200 British and 5,350 Italian soldiers went with him into captivity. The 4th Bn, The Buffs, in their isolated position, were unaware of the surrender so did not attempt to escape; consequently nearly the whole unit was captured. As with the Buffs, only
 ninety men from the West Kents managed to escape from the island.

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xXBerethorXx Oct 27 2013, 2:06pm says:

"It is not the Greeks that fight like heroes, it is heroes that fight like the Greeks."

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xristos10 Oct 27 2013, 1:58pm says:

the progress of the mod is slowly starting, the mod will get converted in AS officially, so from now on you can find the mod in men of war assault squad, and not in men of war (1).

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poljodzanan Oct 18 2013, 1:55pm says:

mod looks awesome

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Guest Sep 10 2013, 1:41pm says:

when will it be reasy

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xristos10 Oct 10 2013, 9:19am replied:

I don't know yet because I am busy with school and I need someone to help me convert the mod to assault squad.

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Minecrafter1.4.1 Oct 10 2013, 9:36am replied:

It would be cool if Mopar can help you convert it

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de_vonck Aug 7 2013, 10:57am says:

are the partizans depictid in this mod, and the civil war after ww2?

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xristos10 Aug 7 2013, 2:41pm replied:

yes the partizans are in the mod, when im done with the ww2 campaign, I will maybe make the civil war after ww2.

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xristos10 Aug 6 2013, 11:17am says:

I was on vacation so I couldn't work on my mod, my next step is converting the mod from mow 1 to mow AS

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Guest Jul 16 2013, 7:35am says:

When does it will be ready ?

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