On invasion's eve, there were signs that Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin had a common policy in eastern Europe.
¶ In Beyrouth, Greek Premier George Papandreou, backed by Churchill, talked Stalinist leaders of the Greek underground into going Britain's way.
¶ In London. Yugoslavia's King Peter, backed by Churchill, moved toward peace with Stalin's fighting Marshal Tito.
¶ In London, the Poles, under British pressure, moved toward a Cabinet realignment which would offer Russia at least some satisfaction.
It looked as if toughly worded, identical orders had gone out from 10 Downing...