CYPRUS: An Eye for an Eye

When Patrick Paddy Hale left his native County Sligo in Ireland to volunteer in the Royal Air Force, he probably never imagined that duty would take him to a country some of whose inhabitants might regard him as a kind of latter-day Black and Tan sent by the British to frustrate a legitimate demand for self-determination. But Paddy Hale was ordered to Cyprus, where for 2½ years he lived quietly off port with his wife. One day last May three Cypriot laborers came to the hut at Nicosia airport where Corporal Hale worked. They asked for water. A few seconds...

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