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Propaganda from a Greek Island

Translated by CHRISTOPHER BAKKEN & JOANNA ELEFTHERIOU 

SUICIDES

A wave of suicides has swept over our battalion. Those who attempt suicide are deceived if they think they may do with themselves as they please. From now on, I order company commanders to carry out preliminary inquiries, interrogating anyone who has attempted suicide. The results of such inquiries will be sent to me immediately and official indictments will be remanded to a Special Military Court.

Daily orders of Captain Commander Vasilopoulos Antonios on March 6, 1948.

Propaganda from a Greek Island
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