In the beginning Greece had a dictatorship but the leader died and they became Communist.
Britain stepped in to help the anti-communist group.
Churchill was like "hey Stalin give me Greece and I will let you control Romania in return" Stalin agreed
December 2, 1944
Britain started fighting communist and they won
Greece has elections; very corrupt. The communists win and they form the, "Democratic Army of Greece"
The communist (who claimed they were fighting to restore Greece to a democracy) fought Britain. Britain gets scared and calls on America.
U.S. says "sure we will help" and the they created the Truman Doctrine to help Greece against communists
When the U.S. entered, the Democratic Army of Greece help borders of Yugoslavia/Albania and controlled southern Greece
D.A. used guerrilla warfare and the nationalists were aided by U.S./Britain
Stalin ended link with Yugoslavia's leader. The D.A. supported Stalin which lost the support of Yugoslavia.
The lost of that relationship and the help from America, nationalist were able to defeat the communist.
Greece was ruled by a dictator named Georgios Papandreou
Was later restored to a democracy by Konstantinos Karamanlis