BRAZIL: Collapse

After three months of marching and countermarching and a half-dozen major battles. Brazil's civil war ("bloodiest in South American History") ended last week. Rich, coffee-growing Sao Paulo lost its attempt to regain control of the Federal Government. General Bertholdo Klinger, No. 1 rebel, onetime chief of Rio de Janeiro police, laid down his arms. Colonel Herculaneo Carvalho headed a temporary military government for Sao Paulo state. No accurate casualty lists were published on either side. For Brazil as a whole the civil war has had one beneficial result: The blockade of the...

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