GREECE: Corps de Telegraph

A good way to seize the Government of Greece is first to occupy the central telegraph office at Athens with a handful of men. The operators should be forced to announce that the Government has been seized, and to demand expressions of loyalty to the new regime from the provincial authorities. With these pledges of support in his pocket almost any potent Greek can declare himself Dictator. General Theodore Pangalos seized power in exactly this way (TIME, July 6, 1925), and held on for 13 months. His successor, General Kondylis, accomplished his...

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