GREECE: Days of Victory

"Pliatsiko [loot]," grinned grimy, battle-worn Private Pavlides of the Third Rimini Brigade. He was at Pyxos, the former Communist headquarters of "Free Greece," which the Greek national army captured last week from the retreating Red guerrillas. Pavlides and his comrades were joyfully poking around among the neat little pine-board chalets (which had housed Nico Zachariades, John Ioannides and other Communist guerrilla leaders), looking for equipment and stores left behind by the fleeing Reds. They found everything from Czech motorcycles and electric sewing machines to frilly underwear for the andartissa (female guerrillas).

Pyxos was one of many towns and villages which the...

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