GREECE: Republicans vs. Royalists

A recent attempt at a Royalist revolution by General Metaxas and his followers, which aimed to consolidate the King's position, plunged Greece into the fiery furnace of political dissension. The situation was so acute that the King was asked to leave the country for 60 days pending the clearing up of the political situation. The King agreed.

The crux of the situation lay in the question: Is Greece to have a Republican constitution? Advised by Britain, Yugo-Slavia and Rumania not to discard the present dynasty on account of its important connections with the...

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