Greek Civil War

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  • Greek Civil War
    • Since 1944 there had been a civil war in Greece.
      • Britain supported the royalist government to fight communist forces.
        • Greek election of 1946, the communist party was heavily defeated.
          • They continued to fight a guerilla warf against Greek government.
            • In 1947,  Britain told America they could no longer afford to support Greece.
              • USA stepped in with financial aid, fearing spread of communism.
                • Announced US support of Greece in Truman Doctrine speech.

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