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The Guns of Navarone is a 1957 novel about World War II by Scottish writer Alistair MacLean that was made into a critically acclaimed film in 1961. The Greek island of Navarone does not exist and the plot is fictitious; however, the story takes place within the real historical context of Dodecanese Campaign- the Allies' campaign to capture the German-held Greek islands in the Aegean in 1943, while "Navarone" is an obvious variation of Navarino, the place of a famous naval battle in 1827. The story is based on the Battle of Leros, and Leros island's naval artillery guns - among the largest naval artillery guns used during World War II - that were built and used by the Italians until Italy capitulated in 1943 and subsequently used by the Germans until their defeat

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TEODOR VIOREL CIOBOT… on April 22, 2015


Giorgos Dimitriadis on April 23, 2015

Thank you TEDDY for kind comment and YsL 41/84

Kamalakar Anthati on December 1

Beautiful View,Excellent shot,
Greetings From India,Kamalakar.
Keep Panoramio ALIVE.

Giorgos Dimitriadis on December 1

Thank you very much dear Kamalakar for kind comment and YsL 41/85

Grażka 56 on December 10

Wonderful landscape.L+F

Best greetings,Grażyna.

Giorgos Dimitriadis on December 11

Thank you very much dear Grażyna for kind comment and YsL 42/86

ThesergeantAGS Gonza… on December 16

Beautiful photography, my cordial greetings from Miami. (Like + Favorite)

Giorgos Dimitriadis on December 16

Thank you very much dear Andres for kind comment and YsL 43/87

Ramil Rzayev on January 11

Excellent shot, nice photo!


Best greetings from Baku, Ramil

Giorgos Dimitriadis on January 11

Thank you very much dear Ramil for kind comment and YsL 44/88

Imre Lakat on February 26

Very beautiful picture , very nice shot !

Like + Fav !

Friendly greetings from Hungary , Imre

Giorgos Dimitriadis on February 26

Thank you very much dear Imre for kind comment and YsL 45/89

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 18, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Giorgos Dimitriadis
    • Taken on 2006/01/09 04:54:01
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 28.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.33 EV
    • No flash