December 6, 1952

AIR MARSHAL SAUNDERS: Yesterday afternoon the leader of NATO’s air force, the British general Sir Hugh Saunders (…) left Greece. We published an exclusive interview with the British air marshal in Kathimerini (with I.P. Dimitrakopoulos) in which he explains his views on issues such as the risk to Greece from the air forces of Moscow’s satellites and the advisability of installing allied air forces on Greek territory, among other things. LT. COMMANDER LOUNDRAS: Lt. Commander Loundras leaves today for Paris to represent the Greek Royal Navy at the meeting of chiefs of staff of NATO member states. LEVIDIS: Mr Anastasios Levidis has been appointed director of Prime Minister Alexandros Papagos’s private office. COLLABORATORS: Following the 10-day court martial of Greeks accused of espionage and treason, as a result of whose actions the German occupation forces executed Rodios Kostaridis, Michalis Vrouchos, Dendrinos and others, the court sentenced N. Raftopoulos, Eleni Pilatou and Memet Hatap to 10 years’ imprisonment each. THEOTOKAS: Director of the National Theater Giorgos Theotokas, who is currently in the United States as the guest of the American government, has submitted his resignation to the education minister, Mr Kallias.

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