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many cheered again a few months later when a young left-wing resistance fighter named Manolis Glezos climbed the Acropolis one night with a friend and pulled down a swastika flag that the Germans had recently unfurled. (Almost 70 years later, Mr. Glezos would be tear-gassed by the Greek police while protesting the austerity program.)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin
by Crazy Horse on Fri Jul 1st, 2011 at 08:00:02 AM EST
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Tear-gassed at very close range

and manhandled:

He was 88 years old (that was last year)...

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom - William Blake

by talos (mihalis at gmail dot com) on Sat Jul 2nd, 2011 at 05:30:43 AM EST
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The guy is a lion!
by Upstate NY on Sat Jul 2nd, 2011 at 08:59:59 AM EST
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