GREECE: Atmosphere of .Appeasement?

Into Athens' Constitution Square rumbled a bus full of wounded Greek soldiers. They waved their crutches jauntily, sang hearty peasant songs and enjoyed the warm spring weather. After a hard winter, the city's heavy-scented orange blossoms were out at last. And in their rugged mountains, the stubborn Communist guerrillas at last seemed to be weakening.

The Reds put out peace feelers that seemed a little more urgent than the peace bids they had made during the winter for propaganda purposes. Miltiades Porphy-rogenis, Minister of Justice in the rebels' "free" Greek government, cabled President Herbert Evatt of the U.N. General Assembly,...

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