On 27 February 1947, the most eminent figures in the US Congress are called to the White House to be briefed on Britain’s inability to continue to support the Greek and Turkish Governments in their resistance to Communist pressure.
‘Civil war, third costume’. On 9 January 1948, cartoonist Woop criticises Moscow’s role in the civil war in Greece and warns against the political designs of the Soviet Union in France and Italy. On the right, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin dresses the god of war in the ceremonial uniform of the Greek army.
On 17 October 1949, Dean Acheson, US Secretary of State, welcomes the ceasefire in Greece and comments on the military situation in the Balkans and on the activities being carried out by the Greek guerrilla forces.
On 19 October 1949, the French daily newspaper Le Monde comments on the suspension of hostilities in Greece and considers the political future of a bloodstained country devastated by three years of civil war.
Dans ses Mémoires, Harry S. Truman, ancien président des États-Unis, rappelle le rôle joué par les Américains dans l'écrasement de la révolte communiste en Grèce au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre mondiale.