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Napoleon Zervas ( ; Artamarker, May 17, 1891 - 1957) was a Greekmarker general and resistance leader during World War II. He organized and led the National Republican Greek League (EDES), a resistance organization against the Nazi occupation of Greece.

Originally a Venizelist, Zervas incorporated royalists into his movement who saw EDES as the only acceptable alternative to EAM, the Communist-dominated resistance movement. His activities were largely confined to Epirus, though he took part in the sabotage of Gorgopotamosmarker bridge, which seriously hampered the German supply route to Rommel's Afrika Korps. He was also accused of violence against Cham Albanians, as retaliation of members from the Muslim Albanian-speaking minority collaborating with the Occupation authorities. These EDES operations against the Chams were ordered by the Allied headquarters in Alexandriamarker, Egyptmarker, and several British officers served in the EDES staff as liaisons coordinating the operations, the exact extent of which remains undocumented.

After Liberation, Zervas participated in Dimitrios Maximos' cabinet as Minister of Public Order and in Sophoklis Venizelos' cabinet as Minister of Public Works.


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