World War: BALKAN THEATRE: Growing Counter

Last week initiative in Albania passed to the Axis. Each day Greek communiques spoke of Italian counterattacks, fiercer and better planned than any that had gone before. The biggest Italian effort seemed to be aimed at Corizza, on the northern sector of the front, which the Greeks occupied when the war was a month old.

Fresh Italian divisions were reported massed behind the front lines.

The Greeks claimed continuing success against these counterattacks. They said they had taken, and turned against the Italians, "highly impressive" new enemy fortifications near Corizza. At a mountain pass, a bomb dislodged a huge boulder, blocked...

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