GREECE: 20th Century Odyssey

For 84 years, before the Communists came, Stamatia Moschou never once left the mountain village of Vavouri that was her home. There her ancestors were born and died; there her children grew up to bear and bring up children of their own. But in the years just after World War II, when Communist guerrillas roamed and pillaged at will in the mountains of northern Greece, whole villages were often kidnaped as hostages. An estimated 40,000 Greeks, mostly civilian women and children, were rounded up from farms and firesides and taken behind the Iron...

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