Charka Vangel

Vangel Charka was born in 1917 in the village of Katranica to a very poor family. In 1942 he became a member of the CPG and the same year he joined the ranks of ELAS. He was was well known as an outstanding courier.

After the Varkiza agreement he was followed and forced to live in the mountain. As soon as the first DAG groups appeared, he joined them and took part in many struggles, rising to the rank of leading commander.

He was killed in the battle on Konica together with Nonda Joro from the same village.

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From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters

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