[ilds] RG Bitter Lemons -- Frangos

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 8 19:48:51 PDT 2007

The relevance of 1878 is not that the British came in but that the 
British got the Turks out.  Hence the friendship between the Greeks and 
the English.  The problem became that now the Greeks wanted the place 
for themselves, regardless of the consequences.  And we have seen what 
those consequences were.


On Monday, July 9, 2007, at 03:40  am, slighcl wrote:

> One last thought:  In 1953, 1878--the crucial year when the British 
> came in--is still within a generation's memory for these "characters."
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