PORTUGAL: Anti-Red Legion

Twenty thousand Portuguese, fired as faithful Catholics by the anti-Communist exhortations of Pope Pius XI (TIME, Sept. 21 ), last week signed their names on the long roll of a petition, besought the Portuguese Government to let them form an anti-Communist civil militia to be called the Portuguese Legion.

Nothing could have better suited Portugal's virtual Dictator, sagacious Premier Antonio de Oliveira Salazar. who with Catholic industry has been transhipping arms across Portugal to the White forces of Spain in their war against a Madrid Cabinet all of whose members are to...

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