The Kapetanios


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The complicated and dramatic course of the Civil War in Greece had, for lack of parties interested in reconstructing the truth of its events, never been narrated prior to the appearance of this volume. It closed a gap in the history of our times, and did so with thoroughness and vivid journalistic immediacy. In addition to the known sources and unpublished documents, the author relied on testimony painstakingly collected from survivors of the tragedy who were scattered throughout the world. It remains the authoritative account. At the center of the stage are the kapetanios, the guerrilla chiefs who organized the partisans in the Greek mountains. Their first leader was Aris Velouchiotis,

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Weight 605 g
Dimensions 15.5 × 23 × 3.048 cm