The December Civil War in Athens
In addition to the problems of spheres of influence and the timing of the King’s return, there had to be some consideration of how the Greek Government was to be restored to the homeland. It had been assumed earlier that Greece would be liberated by a military and naval attack which would involve actual combat with the Germans. Areas captured would be placed under military control initially with the Greek Government establishing itself gradually in the rear areas and expanding its authority as the battle lines moved forward. The decison taken at Quebec to engage in no major military operations in the Balkans meant that liberation would await a German withdrawal or surrender.
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- J. M. Morton (ed.), The Price of Vision: The Diary of Henry A. Wallace entry for 22 December 1944, 417.Google Scholar