The Second Plenum: Textbook Revolution
The Second KKE Central Committee Plenum which met on 12 February 1946 is a central episode in the history of the Greek Civil War and a fortiori in the history of the Greek Communist Party. The question of whether the Central Committee of the KKE decided at this Plenum to initiate a rebellion against the legal government and whether the attack on the village of Litochoron six weeks later was in fact the signal for an armed rising is indeed a crucial one. Moreover, the decision taken by the KKE during this session to abstain from the parliamentary elections of March 1946 determined to a large extent the subsequent course of events.
KeywordsArmed Conflict Central Committee Party Member Parliamentary Election Armed Resistance
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