As the Greek folk song goes: “You used to torture priests in the market [referring to the Nazi collaborators], but now you have in front of you captain Aris. As fast as the wind, he slaughtered many fascists with a double edged knife. “
Velouchiotis managed to create one of the most successful per capita resistance movements without aid after EAM/ELAS and the Greek CP were abandoned by the CPSU, until the British eventually invaded the country with the help of the U.S. under the auspices of the Truman Doctrine.
© Ignacio Larra - Antiguo Carosse
La Pócima Maldita - Ignacio Larra (1954-)
Study for The Death of Saint Adalbert (1893)