Memories of a mountain war: Greece by Matthews, Kenneth. Download PDF EPUB FB2
"Memories of a Mountain War" is a thrilling personal narrative, a picture of Greece which will haunt the memory. The classical landscape is frequently glimpsed, but the foreground scenes are those of pity and terror: bullets rake the temple columns, the beaches are mined, and guerilla bands roam the Arcadian valleys and olive-groves of by: 4.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matthews, Kenneth. Memories of a mountain war: Greece. [London], Longman, (OCoLC) Aivali: A Story of Greeks and Turks ina graphic novel published in Greek in and recently translated into English by Tom Papademetriou, is the.
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