Synonyms for fourka or Related words with fourka
Examples of "fourka"
may refer to the following places in Greece:
(, ) is a village and a former community in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Konitsa, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 32.374 km. Population 90 (2011).
Xenophon Paionidis (; 1863-1933) was a Greek architect from Chalkidiki (
), notable for his works in the city of Thessaloniki. Among his works are the former Italian consulate (1878), Papafeio Orphanage (1894), Ioannidis civil school (1900), Nedelkos mansion (1909), "Villa Mordoch" (1905), the old Post Office (1921) and others.
The primary objective of the "Julia" Division was to advance towards the Pindus mountain range and to capture the strategic pass at the town of Metsovo. This move would have a crucial effect on the outcome of the battle, since it would break the Greek supply lines and separate the Greek forces in Epirus from those in Macedonia. The "Julia" Division managed to cover of mountain terrain in icy rain and captured the village of Vovousa, but couldn't reach Metsovo. On 2 November, Davakis was gravely wounded during a reconnaissance mission near
. However, it had become clear to the Italians that they lacked the manpower and the supplies to continue in the face of the arriving Greek reserves.
After covering of mountain terrain in icy rain, the "Julia" Division captured the village of Vovousa, on 2 November, but failed to reach its primary objective; Metsovo, south. That same day, Davakis was gravely wounded during a reconnaissance mission near
. However, it had become clear to the Italians that they lacked the manpower and the supplies to continue in the face of the arriving Greek reserves. On November 3, the Italian spearhead was surrounded from all sides. The commander of the "Julia" Division requested from the Italian headquarters relief attacks and Italian reserves were thrown into the battle. Thus, Visconti Prasca sent forward the "Bari" Division to its aid, but it was unable to reach the cut-off Italian forces. In the meantime, the assistance of the local civilians, including men, women, and children, to the Greek forces proved invaluable. As a result of the Greek pressure the "Julia" Division was virtually wiped out, while the villages previously taken by the Italians were recaptured on November 3 and 4. Within less than a week, the remaining Italian troops in this sector were in roughly the same positions they occupied before the declaration of the war. By 13 November the Greek forces had completed the re-occupation of the Grammos and Smolikas mountain ranges. On the same day, Visconti Prasca was relieved and recalled to Italy.
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