GREECE: Field of Battle, Athens

When Gestapo agents and German soldiers closed in on an apartment house in Athens, Major Jean Tsigantes, patriot, did not surrender. Armed only with a revolver, he killed three of the Germans and wounded two others while guarding a secret file of underground records. Last week in Cairo an order of the day was addressed to the personnel of the Greek Army in the Middle East. It said simply:

"Major Jean Tsigantes has fallen in action on Jan. 14, 1943. Field of battle, Athens."


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