Foreign News: Free Greek State

Bulgarians blinked. Down Sofia's broad main street marched a military procession, preceded by a Greek flag and a color guard, six men in Evzone costume. Behind trooped 84 husky men & women singing Greek battle songs. But spectators were soon reassured that this was not an incipient Greek invasion. What they were watching was a move in the Communist play against Greece.

For the paraders also carried double-life-size portraits of Stalin, Bulgarian Communist Boss Georgi Dimitroff and General Markos, self-proclaimed head of the "Free Greek State" (TIME, Aug. 25). The marchers' song told of the exploits of Greek guerrillas. Leaflets strewn in...

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