OXI 28th October Colour-Me-In

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ΟΧΙ 28η Οκτωβρίου 1940 (Επέτειος του Όχι) - NO 28th October 1940 

The 28th October marks the date the Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas refused upon the request the Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini to allow the italian army to pass through Greece.

This refusal is known as the 'Heroic NO' subsequently the Italian Prime Minister declared war on Greece.

OXI day is a public holiday in Greece and is traditionally celebrated with parades, flag decorating and wreath laying at various military memorials. 
 
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