Peter S. Giakoumis is an author, historical consultant and researcher of Greek military history. His primary focus is on the Greek-Americans of the early twentieth century. He is the Director and founder of the Greek-American 1912 Project, which is dedicated to the accurate portrayal of the Hellenic American contributions to the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the City University of New York, Queens College.
Author of: The Forgotten Heroes of The Balkan Wars: Greek Americans and Philhellenes 1912-1913
My Latest Work
Forgotten Heroes: The Mystery Surrounding the Armored Cruiser Giorgios Averof
Forgotten Heroes: Greek-American Veterans Defend their Honor in Light of the Carnegie Report!
Forgotten Heroes: Poets and Poetry of the Greek-American Balkan War Veterans
Patriotism took on many forms, and poetry was no stranger to times of war. It was a common means of expression, but unique to us is how common and prolific it was amongst the Greeks and Greek-Americans. This again proves the notion of illiteracy among the Greeks and especia
Forgotten Heroes: War Diaries and Memoirs of the 1912-13 Greek-American Veterans
Forgotten Heroes: Victories and Sacrifices of the Balkan War Veterans
What about the successes o
Forgotten Heroes: Greek-Americans Write Home
Forgotten Heroes: American Interest in the Americanized Greeks and the Balkan Wars
Forgotten Heroes: The Highest Decorated U.S. Army Balkan War Veteran
The Forgotten Heroes: The Medals of the Greek-Turkish and Greek-Bulgarian Wars of 1912-1913
The Forgotten Heroes: Americanized Greeks on the Fields of Battle
The Forgotten Heroes: The Volunteers of 1912 – 1913
The last group of men lived in areas that were ethnically Greek, but held and governed by the Ottoman Empire, such a
The Forgotten Heroes: The Greatest Philhellene of the Balkan Wars!
On a more complex level, it relates to someone that not only admires Hellenism, but is a proponent and defender, a spokesperson firmly in the corner of Hellenic culture and its people.
Thomas Setzer Hutchison was born in Nashville, Tennessee in the latter part of the 1800s, he attained a high military rank, Brigadier-General, in the Army National Guard and
The Forgotten Heroes: Balkan War Vets Become Pioneer Organizers
He is venturing into a land, the United States, where he does not speak, read, or write English, and has no skills to speak of. He carries only his will and tenacity
The Sacred Company
To do this, Greeks throughout the United States decided to create military clubs. They found former military veterans amongst their ranks and practiced basic military drills and marksmanship. They organized themselves g