Spirit of Resistance

Themistocles MARINOS

Major Themistocles MARINOS MBE MC

Greek Army, SOE

Greek artillery reserve officer; fought on Albanian front and undertook clandestine operations during battle of Crete: escaped to join SOE as an Instructor at 102 Special Training Centre, Haifa, September 1942; parachuted to Harling mission to participate in destruction of the Gorgopotamos Bridge in Greece thereby disrupting German supply lines, September 1942; served with British Military Mission to the Greek National Bands which he organised, trained and led; infiltrated by submarine to Ionian Islands, April 1944, to lead a special mission for intelligence gathering and subversive activities which operated until the liberation of Greece.

Themistocles MARINOS