SPAIN: I run's Fall

Irun's Fall

Spanish workmen of the Red Militia, desperately battling to save Madrid, outnumbered two-to-one last week the advancing spearhead of White professional soldiers 67 miles from the Capital. Ensued a conflict savage in the extreme, with Madrid claiming that the Whites had been pushed back 15 miles, and Seville headquarters of the Whites saying they had defeated the Reds. But the week brought one decisive action in Spain's bloody stalemate.

Ever since civil war burst over Spain, European military experts have been saying that a crucial test was whether the White forces...

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