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Hayley Prokos

BY Hayley Prokos

| Nov 27, 2018

History

Autumn in Pylos: An Expat’s View of the Battle of Navarino Re-Enacted

On a balmy Saturday night in late October, I sat comfortably on the small yacht of a family friend, staring from the Ionian into the Bay of Navarino waiting intently for one of the ships in the bay to burst into flames. But, that’s not what happened – at least, not initially. Two vessels first positioned themselves strategically and then circled one another like boxers in a ring. As the shadowy…

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