SPAIN: Pilots, Death, Plebiscite

¶ Hilariously celebrating in the ship's bar of the Normandie with their first advance pay checks from Spain's Radical Government, six able U. S. aviators were en route last week for Madrid to join Bert Acosta, pilot of Admiral Byrd's transatlantic flight, in doing battle against Generalissimo Francisco Franco's White planes. Payment for their services: $1,500 a month plus $1,000 for each White plane brought down.

¶ "As many as 500,000 Spaniards have perished since the Spanish War began. By far the greater number were noncombatants who died at the hands of...

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