Greece - The Hidden War - 1.avi





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Uploaded on Apr 9, 2011

This is a British political documentary produced in 1986 and shown for just one and only time in British television, thereby being BANNED, concerning the involvement of the British Government in Greece's political affairs during and after WW2, that is argued to have been the main catalyst in the breaking out of the Greek Civil War, followed by American involvement in the Civil War Battle (in line with the Truman Doctrine).

The documentary consists mainly of interviews of Greek, British and American participants, soldiers, officials, politicians and folk people, that make up the two parts of the documentary:
1)The first, concerns the events in which the ELAS movement, the Greek resistance group (leftist orientated, yet made up of people of widely different political views, thus of wide social base), clashes with Churchill's plans for post-war Greece and with the Britain's internal allies,
2) the second part concerns the American involvement and the events of the Greek civil war until its closure with the defeat of the Democratic Army in the mountains of Grammos and Vitsi.

The only internet reference I found for it was the following: http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/series/8343

It is a collective item to say the least.


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