WAR IN SPAIN: Rained Out

Intermittent, heavy spring rains last week put a damper on all large-scale attacks by both sides in Spain's civil war. In the Pyrenees to the north snow turned mountain roads into slippery, slimy trails, prevented Rightist troops from making any appreciable gains. At week's end

Rightist General Miguel Aranda, commanding the mud-sodden, zigzag line from Teruel to the Mediterranean, issued a "Fight, rain or no rain!" order but Rightist troops inched forward only five miles to take the town of Portell before being halted.

Meanwhile, in Barcelona, Author-Correspondent Vincent Sheean took advantage...

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