GREECE: Defendants Missing

When Prussian-educated Dictator General John Metaxas last month smashed a piddling anti-Fascist revolt among dirty, liberty-loving peasants on the island of Crete (TIME, Aug. 8), he celebrated by announcing that he had become "Premier for Life." Some of the 400 peasants who seized the town of Canea, capital of Crete, surrendered when the Greek Navy arrived carrying two regiments of Greek soldiers. Others, including 42 known rebel leaders, escaped to Crete's rugged mountains, where they are still at large.

Red-baiting Dictator Metaxas, unable to lay his hands on the rebels, last week...