On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the book by Konstantina Vakka-Kyriazi: "The Lesbian Phalanx" will be presented in the Amphitheater of the War Museum of Athens (2 Rizari and Vasilissis Sofias, Metro station: Evangelismos) referring to the 210 Lesbian Greek-American immigrants who, as volunteer soldiers, traveled from America to their native land of Lesbos, paying their fortnight's fare, clothing, and armament, and fought alongside the Greek army on December 8, 1912, in the liberation battle of Lesbos from the 450-year Turkish rule, continuing their armed action in Macedonia in 1913, while several of them also fought in the Asia Minor campaign until 1922.
1. Angelos Syrigos, Associate Professor of International Law and Foreign Policy at Panteion University,
2. Manousos Maragoudakis, Professor of Comparative Sociology of Culture at the University of the Aegean,
3. Anastasios Koutsoyiannis, Journalist of the "Ethnikos Kyryx" Newspaper of New York,
4. The author, Dr. Konstantina Vakka-Kyriazi.