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(Untitled), 04 Feb 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/211/86-87

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Telegram from Harold MacMillan [Minister Resident at Allied Force HQ, Mediterranean Command] (Athens [Greece]) to WSC marked "Secret" setting out the alternatives if the truce with the Communist rebels breaks down: either launching an offensive against ELAS [Communist-led Greek National Popular Liberation Army]; or remaining on or around the present truce line until Greek forces are ready to go into action; and asking for guidance, hoping for a meeting of all concerned on WSC's return journey [from Yalta, Soviet Union]. Annotated to indicate the message was repeated to WSC [Yalta] as "Fleece 149". Photocopy.


  • Creation: 04 Feb 1945

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