The lunch to commemorate the liberation of the island of Chios was held on Sunday Nov. 12, 2017 at Crave Restaurant at Montgomery Mall.
The lunch followed the Artoklasia Service at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, Maryland.
The Greek Navy liberated Chios in November 1912 in a hard fought but brief amphibious operation. The Ottoman Empire recognized Greece’s annexation of Chios and the other Aegean islands by the Treaty of London (1913).
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