Fort Lisse: The pride of the “Metaxas Defense Line” that did not fall from the Nazi forces

Fort Lisse and its unique history. In the distant era of World War II, the period of the German invasion, when the Greek Army fought bravely against the German and Bulgarian divisions, some of the fiercest and most difficult battles were fought at the fortress of Lisse, from 6 to 9 April 1941. The fort withstood persistent and all-out attacks, but finally surrendered on April 10, 1941, after the capitulation of Greece. Thus, many Greek divisions were forced to withdraw in an orderly manner and with their weapons, with the ...

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