International: SO LONG, FELLA

Victory in Greece, which had once seemed assured for the U.S.-backed Athens government, now seemed farther away than ever. For one reason, the guerrillas driven out of northern Greece had lived—and had been re-equipped—to fight another day. There were other and larger reasons. TIME Correspondent Robert Low had them in mind when he cabled:

The little town huddled on the edge of the Thessaly plain looked more isolated than ever. Winter had come, and a sharp wind whipped snow across the terra-cotta fields. The two-story stone buildings with their low-pitched roofs and ramshackle wooden balconies were a little more battered. Along the...

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