EL SALVADOR: Genuine Revolution

U. S. Chargé d'Affaires William J. McCafferty in San Salvador was genuinely alarmed last week. A Communist army had risen in three Pacific Coast provinces, attacked the towns of La Libertad, Ahuachapan and Sousonate, moved inland and was fighting for Santa Tecla, only eight miles from the capital. Telephone lines had been cut, railroads torn up. San Salvador was threatened next. Chargé d'Affaires McCafferty was familiar with Central American revolutions led by generals or politicians. He had failed to get excited when such a revolt overthrew the Salvador Government two months ago, set up...

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