Does anyone know where the location on this old paintings may be? My great uncle was a doctor in WWII and was given a book half full of paintings by a soldier that he cared for. Unfortunately that’s really all the info we have. The paintings are so beautiful and it would be interesting to find out more.

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This might be the "White Tower" of Thessaloniki, Greece:

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  • My thoughts exactly.
    – MastaBaba
    Jan 17, 2021 at 20:38
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    I agree. The surrounding lower buildings are all gone and the tower is more squat than in the painting, but it can't really be anything else. According to my cousin (who lives in Thessaloniki) most of the surrounding buildings got demolished in the 60/70's when the city centre got a modern re-vamp.
    – Tonny
    Jan 18, 2021 at 15:51

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