WAR IN SPAIN: Pocket Maneuver

At Barcelona, officials of Spain's Leftist Government confirmed last week that recent Rightist victories in the Teruel sector (TIME, Feb. 14) "completely eliminated the spearhead" which Leftist forces previously drove in north of Teruel. Rightist officials said their troops had recaptured an area twice as great as that taken from them by the Leftist offensive which took Teruel (TIME, Jan. 17, et ante), but the Rightists last week had not recaptured Teruel itself.

Describing the Rightist drive, partially under his command, General Juan Yague told correspondents at captured Peralejos, eight miles from...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!