Foreign News: Potato Toasted

Off the Spanish Basque harbor of Bilbao, H. M. S. Hood, most potent warboat in the world, plowed ponderously through mountainous waves with Vice Admiral Geoffrey Blake on its quarterdeck. Between the Hood and the harbor was the ancient Spanish battleship España, flagship of the Rightist fleet, and a half-dozen battered codfish trawlers armed with machine guns. Less than 100-mi. away a half-dozen British freighters were in the harbor of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, loaded with food for beleaguered Leftist Bilbao, but by orders from London the Hood, with all the awesomeness of its 15-inch guns,...

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