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Letter to the Editor: On the Celebration of ‘OXI’ Day

To the Editor:

The ‘OXI’ of the Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas to Benito Mussolini, the fascist dictator of Italy and ally of Hitler, who demanded the surrender of Greece to the Axis powers, is equivalent to the ‘Molon Lave’ of Leonidas the Spartan against the Persians of Xerxes, in 480 BC.

Michalis Moustakas

Andros, Greece


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