Se per vivere, o libertà chiedi come cibo la nostra carne e per bere
vuoi il nostro sangue e le nostre lacrime te li daremo
Ritratto di Alekos Panagulis tratto da "Le cicatrici tra i miei denti", NdA Press
The Greek military junta of 1967–74, commonly known as the Regime of the Colonels (Greek: καθεστώς των Συνταγματαρχών, kathestós ton Syntagmatarchón [kaθesˈtos ton sin'daɣ.matarˈxon]), or in Greece simply The Junta (// or //; Greek: Χούντα, [ˈxunda]), The Dictatorship (Η Δικτατορία, I Diktatoría) and The Seven Years (Η Επταετία, I eptaetía), was a series of right-wing military juntas that ruled Greece following the 1967 Greek coup d'état led by a group of colonels on 21 April 1967. The dictatorship ended on 24 July 1974 under the pressure of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus establishing the Third Hellenic Republic.