EDESSA attack by SAAF 16 sqdn 1944

12 Sept 1944: Strike on enemy barracks near the town of Edessa (Greece)

Four Beaufighters went on this mission.

Also a tragic event happened on this day in Edessa as per municipal info site:

On 12 September 1944, and after an attack of rebels against the German guard of the city, the German commander of S.S is killed. As a reprisal, Germans burn a big department of the first residential core, Varosi. 250 residences are cremated and the next day they burn the village Mesimeri. The world war II and the civil war cease the industrial blossom.



People runnung


Buildings A, D, F, G and H have since been demolished

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