GREECE: The General's Revenge

Almost exactly ten years ago, a strutting, mustachioed Greek colonel returned to liberated Athens with a shining military reputation. The colonel's ist Greek Brigade, organized from Greek exiles, had done well against the Germans in North Africa, and the colonel thought so highly of his own performance that he styled himself "The Hero of El Alamein." In December 1944, as military governor of Athens, the colonel quit his desk to lead three companies of infantry and a handful of tanks against swarming Communist guerrillas, and he defeated them, spectacularly, in the gardens...

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