World: THE PATIENT MEN OF GREECE

In the craggy hills of Crete this week there was fighting between German and Italian garrison troops. Warned by a special BBC broadcast that their hour had not yet come, Crete's guerrillas stayed out of the fight. But how they have prepared for their hour is reported in this dispatch from Cairo by TIME Correspondent Harry Zinder:

Manolis Batouvas is about 50 years old. He is thin almost to the point of emaciation, but his body is hard, and his jet-black eyes, set in a hawklike, bronzed face, burn with the fierceness that is characteristic...