Grecian Research Trip Grecian Research Trip Mediterranean Sea Arriving at a Greek island by ferry. This view is similar to what the troops would have seen as they arrived at Piraeus Port, Athens. 55238568 Acropolis by Night... View of the Acropolis at night. What a sight this would have been for the troops in the 1940s. 55238567 Nike Temple The temple of Nike atop the Acropolis. 55238569 Athens from on High... A view of Athens from atop the Acropolis. During their leave, the soldiers would have been as impressed as I was, if not more... 55238570