YUGOSLAVIA: Men of the Mountains

In the cloudy Pindus mountains, high above the sunny olive groves of central Greece, hard-bitten guerrillas sang the exploits of their hardest-bitten chiefs. Echoes drifted down to Cairo, where Greeks in exile wagged tongues over a pair of Nazi-killing swashbucklers:

¶ Athanasios Klaras, known as Ares (Greek god of war), gives tenuous allegiance to the Leftist EAM, biggest of the Greek guerrilla factions. Before the war he did time in jail for forgery and worse. When the Germans came, he collected a gang of thugs, escaped to the hills, impartially harried Nazis and political opponents...

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