23rd January 1949
This represents one of the minor engagements during the latter part of the Greek Civil War.
Leonidion was held by the Democratic Army. On 23 January 1949 the Greek National Army used LOK commando units to drive them out.
At the time the Greek National Army was supported with over 50 new Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft supplied by the United States.
Over 120 Democratic Army fighters were killed and 60 taken prisoner.
see The Greek Civil War by Edgar O'Ballance