GREECE: Revolt in the Desert

This was the story, outlined by Winston Churchill (see International) and long suppressed by the Cairo censor, of a Greek Army mutiny in the Egyptian desert :

For Unity. For dreary months last winter, in a dreary wasteland camp, 5,000 men of the Greek First Brigade trained for battle service. Many were tough veterans, evzones who had doffed their exotic petti coats and pomponed slippers to fight frost bite and Italians in Albania's wild mountains. They had escaped from the homeland when the Germans turned the tide. Now they chafed to get back into the fight against the Fascists.

While they chafed,...

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