Greek victims of Nazi atrocities file claim for WWII damages from Germany

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Greece will support a claim for compensation from Germany for a World War II massacre by Nazis, the prime minister said Wednesday.

Residents of the village of Distomo, in central Greece, have won a battle in Italian courts for compensation from Germany, joining Italian plaintiffs seeking similar damages.

Nazi troops executed 214 civilians on June 10, 1944 in Distomo, in one of the worst World War II atrocities in occupied Greece.


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