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Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in southeastern Europe. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city.

Ancient History

Untold centuries ago, a number of Greek citizens were captured and taken prisoner by the underground dwelling Ghouls. The properties of the Ghouls' domain preserved these Greek slaves for centuries, although to return to the surface would have met death as they had become vulnerable to the sun. One of these Grecian slaves, a woman, survived until 1940 when the Ghouls' kingdom was discovered by the Angel, the woman assisted the Angel is slaying the Ghouls and destroying their domain[1].

On the island of Pyrhuss, circa 600 BC, the Olympian god Hercules battled Antaeus as part of his 12 labors. This battle was witnessed by 20th Century time traveler Tommy Tyme[2].

According to his own accounts, the man known as Dr. Feerce was a scientist who lived in Greece around 970 AD. While experimenting with Chroma gas he was caught in an explosion that made him immortal[3].

20th Century

In the early 1940's, Greece was visited by Bill Waring, alias the Challenger, who uncovered an ancient society that was a hold over from ancient Greece. He survived their gladiatorial arena and dismantled the operation[4]. With the outbreak of World War II, Greece was attacked by both Fascist Italy and the Nazi Germany. In 1943, Nazi forces were located on the Greek island of Crete. There they were beleaguered by British gorilla fighters. When the Nazis had obtained stolen British fighters, they plotted to use them to attack Turkey in the hopes of turning the country against the Allies. This plot was foiled by the Sub-Mariner and British gorillas[5].

At the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War, Greece became a choice location of communist spies who committed acts of sabotage in the region to turn the people of Greece against democratic nations and specifically the United States. In 1952 American Secret Service agent Kent Blake was sent to Greece where he uncovered a communist spy cell operating out of a Greek prison[6].

Modern Age

A chartered plan piloted by Tony Stark set down at a small airstrip in Eastern Greece, where he took a car and drove over primitive, seldom-traveled roads to an isolated stretch of coast overlooking the Aegean Sea. He then donned his Iron Man armor and began searching the area, looking for Madame Masque[7].

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