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Postby Lit » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:31 am

One only needs to examine the following mainstream articles below to find out that the part of Macedonia that today constitutes Greek Macedonia has been inhabited by ethnic Greeks in the beginning of the 20th century. That's why the Greeks fought a prolonged, hard, bloody and for many years undercover war to liberate Macedonia from both the Turkish and Bulgarian rule:

New York Times article: Published APRIL 17, 1897

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 94669ED7CF
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Postby Lit » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:33 am

New York Times article: Published October 2, 1902

* Please note that the article mentions Monastir which is in present day FYRoM. There were a large presence of Greeks in Southern FYRoM.

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 946397D6CF
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Postby Lit » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:34 am

New York Times article: Published December 27, 1902

Titled: MAY ALTER BALKAN SITUATION

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 946397D6CF
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Postby Lit » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:37 am

New York Times article: Published September 12, 1903

AID FOR MACEDONIAN GREEKS

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 946297D6CF

(Browse to the middle of the pdf file)
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Postby Lit » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:40 am

New York Times article: Published September 16, 1903

Titled: TURKS STILL MURDERING (Macedonia)

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 946297D6CF
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Postby Lit » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:42 am

New York Times article: Published November 22, 1912

Titled: CUT OFF TURKS' REAR GUARD

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 946396D6CF
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Postby souroul » Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:41 pm

en pitta pou ise nomizo
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Postby CBBB » Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:47 pm

souroul wrote:en pitta pou ise nomizo


Don't they make cheese?
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Postby Paphitis » Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:50 pm

CBBB wrote:
souroul wrote:en pitta pou ise nomizo


Don't they make cheese?


Why don't you ask DirobitTa? :lol:
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Postby denizaksulu » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:36 pm

Lit wrote:New York Times article: Published September 12, 1903

AID FOR MACEDONIAN GREEKS

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-fr ... 946297D6CF

(Browse to the middle of the pdf file)



Interesting article. Do Greeks hate the Bulgarians as much as they hate the Turks - considering that they suffered more at the hands of the Bulgarians? Or is it a religious fingy, the Orthodox Bulgarians are OK?

Any more articles please. Its an interesting period in the history of the Balkans. What a mess. Worse than Cyprus.
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