GREECE: Second Week

In Greece the civil war raged on. For the second successive week men fought and died in the streets of Athens. The outcome was inconclusive—ELAS had not enough arms, the British not enough troops to win the city. Life went on as it had under German occupation.

In the "Papandreou State" (the four square miles in the heart of Athens controlled by the Government, with British help), civilians were allowed out only for two hours a day to fetch food and water. Snipers' bullets and bursting shells made it hazardous to venture outdoors. U.S. Ambassador Lincoln MacVeagh and his staff...

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