SPAIN: Appalling Catastrophe

As admirably British as their tightly rolled umbrellas, a brave little group of seven M. P.'s of assorted British parties arrived in Madrid last week. After calm inspection of the scene of carnage they radioed home: "We make no comment upon the military situation, but a city of a million inhabitants is being subjected to attack from the ground and from the air. . . . Starvation is at work and epidemic seems inevitable. . . . We doubt if the magnitude of the appalling catastrophe is fully understood."

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