Museum ELDYK (Greek Army Force museum)

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A museum storyline through the history of a place that has a lot to say. The modern history of Cyprus, the Cypriot participation in the struggles of the nation and of course the Greek Forces of Cyprus, in repelling the Turkish invasion in 1974, parading the Military Museum in ELDYK Malounda. The building has a projected-served historical documentary on the history and activities of ELDYK.

The museum is divided into three thematic sections. The first refers to the race of the Nation, those were Cypriots. Starts the participation of Cypriots in 1821 continues with the Greco-Turkish war of 1897, during the Balkan Wars of 1912 -13, in World War I and the Asia Minor Catastrophe and the Second World War. In the museum there are photographs of Cypriot volunteers in World War II who bear decorations participation in previous games of the Greeks.

Another section covers the period 1945 to 1950 the Unionist Referendum and the EOKA struggle, where there are features snapshots. The Cypriot independence and organization ELDYK are the third section of the museum. Moving images, with slogans such as " welcome Greek brothers " photos that embrace the Cypriot soldiers of ELDYK, reflecting the deep emotion of Cypriots of the arrival of Greek Cyprus Force on the island. Position in the museum are, of course, and inter-communal conflicts of 1963, showing the first installation of barbed wire by the British soldiers, the Greek Cypriots fought in all its forms and other hunting - weapons.

ADDRESS: Camp ELDYK, Malounda
PHONE: 22412741

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