World War: Doctor's Exploit

Dr. Vasso Vergis, a chemist in his 60s, has lived in "exile" in Athens since Italy in 1912 grabbed the Greek-populated Dodecanese Islands, including the tiny one he lived on. Last week Dr. Vergis and 15 comrades who felt as he did about the Italian usurpers set out on a venture that would have appealed to Ulysses. They boarded a motorboat at the Greek isle of Samos, just off the Turkish coast, and chugged through the night to Gaidaro, one of the islands of the Italian archipelago. Landing secretly, they surprised a police station, captured the chief and three of his...

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