World War: BALKAN THEATER: Soul v. Steel

The campaign of 1941, the awful convulsion, began last week.

As usual the announcement of intention to attack came after the attack. At 5:15 a.m. the Germans struck. At 5:30 o'clock the German Minister to Athens, Viktor Prinz zu Erbach-Schönberg, presented a note to the Greek Government announcing that, because of the wicked British, it would be necessary to attack Greece. As usual the German High Command announced that Yugoslav and British troops having advanced against them, it had been necessary to "counter-attack."

The Yugoslavs reacted to this nonsense by marching to battle with song. The Greeks, who have tasted the fruits...

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