SPAIN: Flight from Madrid

On the 114th day of this year's Spanish Civil War, the Radical Madrid Cabinet were driven to flee from the capital last week by the conquering White Armies of singularly humorous and carefree Francisco Franco, a commander who even in the darkest days of his campaign surprised correspondents by keeping up an ebullient and ever-smiling mien to be compared only to that of President Roosevelt.

The grim and intense proletarian defender of Madrid, Premier Largo Caballero, and his Cabinet climbed into automobiles, drove rapidly away to Valencia on the seacoast 24 hours...

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