Another week passed, and no square mile changed hands in Spain last week but signs were not lacking that the six-weeks' stalemate would not last much longer. On Thanksgiving eve, Madrid, quiet for over a month, received its heaviest shelling since October 16. Some 300 buildings were damaged, scores of civilians were killed. It happened to be the first occasion that Counselor of U. S. Embassy Walter Thurston had visited Madrid in over a year. Unscathed, he presided at a Thanksgiving dinner (from cans) for the remnants of Madrid's U. S. colony:...

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