YUGOSLAVIA: Tapped for Skull & Bones

An American woman last week joined an anti-Nazi Fifth Column, a Fifth Column that operated in the Balkans before Adolf Hitler was born. It was a secret band of Serbian and Bulgarian patriots who called themselves Chetniks (home guards), were scornfully referred to as Komitadji (guerrillas) by their Turkish overlords. Pledged neither to give nor accept quarter, the Chetniks plotted assassinations, harassed the Turks, kept the pot of Balkan independence boiling. In World War I the Serbian Chetniks circulated behind the enemy's lines, blew up bridges, destroyed communications, fanned revolts among...

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