Nicholas Zeppos (army general)


For the American lawyer and university administrator, see Nicholas S. Zeppos.

Nicholas Zeppos was a general in the Hellenic Army in the 1930s. By 1936, he was the commander of the Salonica military district.[1][2][3] When tobacco workers went on strike to demand higher wages, Zeppos announced he would attack them with military force, including "tanks, airplaines and warships."[1][2][3]

References


  1. "Army Masters Greek Strike: Workers Prevented From Occupying Police Station in Salonica". Delaware County Daily Times. Chester, Pennsylvania. May 11, 1936. p. 1. Retrieved December 9, 2015 via Newspapers.com.
  2. "Defy Army in General Strike: Leaders Call Meeting Despite Threat". The Coshocton Tribune. Coshocton, Ohio. May 11, 1936. p. 1. Retrieved December 9, 2015 via Newspapers.com.
  3. "Workers in Greece Defy Army Orders: General Strike Threatened and Mass Meetings Held Despite Soldiders. Situation Is Serious. In Salonica a State of Siege Exists and Warships Are Called". The Tipton Daily Tribune. Tipton, Indiana. May 11, 1936. p. 1. Retrieved December 9, 2015 via Newspapers.com.