Foreign News: Mutiny in Alexandria

In big letters on kites flown from war ships and roofs of harbor buildings in Alexandria, Greek naval mutineers proclaimed themselves. The letters: EAM (Greek for National Liberation Front), name of the Communist guerrilla organization still fighting Germans in Greece.

The mutiny began April 6. Sailors put their officers ashore, patrolled decks with Tommy guns. They refused to sail until the government of Premier Emmanuel Tsouderos had been replaced by one that gave more representation to EAM. Tsouderos resigned, was replaced by Sophocles Venizelos (TIME, April 24), but the mutiny continued, spread. Some 200...

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