GREECE: Where Democracy Was Born

When their relatives die, the Greeks no longer bury them in cemeteries. The cemeteries are full now. Instead the bodies are placed unmarked in garden plots. By avoiding mortuary declarations, the living can keep and use the dead's ration cards.

Tuberculosis brought on by undernourishment is now rampant in Greece. Meat, fish, potatoes and cheese are unobtainable. The present bread ration is five ounces per week.

In the Aegean islands 300,000 people forestall starvation by eating herbs, while Nazi objections to Red Cross shipments of Canadian wheat in Swedish ships are resolved. Thousands...

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