SPAIN: Generals; Palace

Because he wound up a harangue to troops last week with the cry "Viva Espana!" instead of "Viva la Republica!" the Chief of Staff of the Spanish Army, General Don Manuel Goded, was ousted from his command by Premier Azana.

Two other Spanish generals were ousted for similar cause. Hero of the hour was Lieut.-Colonel Julio Mangada, the only officer present who refused to join Spain's Chief of Staff in shouting "Viva Espana!" (the last words uttered by King Alfonso XIII before he left Spain). Rebuked by the Chief of Staff in the presence...

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