GREECE: War & Work

For years, when they were hungry, Greeks had been told by their government: "It is the war. The fighting has destroyed the crops. Things will be better when we have peace." This year, the Greeks had peace. Peasants plowed their fields, and new houses went up amid the rubble. Of Greece's 700,000 refugees, 500,000 have returned to their old homes, with a $35 government bonus in their pockets, free bread rations, and (if they were lucky) a "Baby Truman"—as the peasants call the large, frisky mules which ECA has brought from the U.S.

But Greece's long-deferred hopes were still far from...

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