Plastiras Government

In the March 1950 elections, the Popular Party and the Liberal Party that had led the government during the Greek Civil War failed to win a majority. The newly formed National Progressive Centre Union (EPEK) under General Nikolaos Plastiras, whose central campaign...

Soulis Thomas

Commander of the military prisons at Makronissos for minors. The administration’s brutality pushed many of the detainees to suicide and Soulis himself was accused of unethical behaviour towards them.

Vassilopoulos Antonis

Commander of the First Battalion during the 1948 massacre. He was accused with financial misconduct before assuming the battalion’s command. He was also accused of misconduct during his command of the First Battalion. He was transferred from his position after...

Bairaktaris Georgios

Colonel in the artillery and commander of the Army General Staff’s Directorate BXII who set up the military camps at Makronissos. He oversaw the detainees’ and exiles’ “rehabilitation” and, according to some sources, monitored the massacre of the First Battalion in...