P07906.012 | Australian War Memorial A view of Salonika seen from the piers on the Agean Sea. One of a series of photographs taken by Lieutenant William James of the Australian War Records Section. April 1919.
Greece, 1941-1944. Μalnourished child holding ration coupon is about to try some soup from a soup kitchen; under German and Axis occupation Greeks were deprived from all food supplies produced in their country, which were sent to Axis troops waging war at the Eastern Front. Things got worse by Greek-run black market "businessmen". Consequently, death ratio due to famine raised to one of the highest in occupied Europe.