GREECE: Long, Long Trail

The guerrillas were back. Barely a month after the Greek army's victory in the Grammos Mountains (TIME, Aug. 30), 6,000 of Markos Vafiades' Communists had filtered back into the Vitsi Mountains, 40 miles to the northeast, and were threatening the government base at Kastoria.

For over an hour one night last week, U.S. Major General Arthur Harper, General Van Fleet's deputy, watched from a Kastoria window as the rebels lobbed sixty 75-mm. shells into the town. A direct hit through the window of a nearby hospital killed two soldiers and two nurses. The next day Americans asked why the city's...

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