World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF GERMANY (South): Return

For months the Germans had been withdrawing their forces that dangled precariously through the Balkans into the Mediterranean islands. By this week the British, moving in after them from the south, had already recovered Greece's Peloponnesus, were working toward Corinth and Athens.

Although they did not announce the new Greek campaign until last week, the British began their operation Sept. 24. Actually it was more an occupation than a full-scale invasion. First, troop carriers dropped parachutists in the northwest corner of the Peloponnesus. Unopposed, they set to work building an airfield, piling up supplies.

Two days later the first ground...

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