Remains of Greek Soldiers Come Home

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Remains of Greek Soldiers Come Home
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An emotional ceremony took place in Cyprus on Tuesday as the remains of five Greek nationals who lost their lives in the infamous 1964 Turkish air attack on the patrol boat Phaeton were returned to Greece.

 

The five men had been part of a top-secret naval mission to protect the Cypriot coast from attack during rising violence over the island 54 years ago.

One of two patrol boats secretly commissioned to help defend the island in case of attack, the Phaethon — accompanied by another craft, the Arion — had set sail incognito from Greece, manned by a mix of...


Remains of Greek Soldiers Come Home


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