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  • Title: Kostas Kouvaras papers
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1947
    Collection Number: 79006
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English and Greek
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Reports and transcriptions of radio messages, relating to activities of the Greek resistance organization EAM-ELAS during World War II. Includes reports by German, Greek collaborationists, and EAM-ELAS officials, and a statement by K. Kouvaras relating to the origins of the Greek Civil War. Photocopy.
    Creator: Kouvaras, Kōstas
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Kostas Kouvaras papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    First lieutenant, United States Army; head, Office of Strategic Services Pericles Mission to Greece, 1944-1945.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Collaborationists
    Secret service -- United States
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service
    Greece -- History -- Civil War, 1944-1949
    United States. Office of Strategic Services
    Ethnikon Apeleutherōtikon Metōpon (Greece)
    ELAS (Military organization)