WAR IN SPAIN: Franco's Aides

Safest way for a newspaperman to travel through Rightist Spain is to tread softly without stepping on the toes of Rightist Generalissimo Franco. Last week, safely perched on British Gibraltar after a six-week journey from end to end of Rightist territory, New York Times Staffwriter Harold Callender filed his first detailed dispatches on the German and Italian forces operating in Franco Spain.

"Some say there are only 3,000 Germans in Spain, while others say 10,000, mostly technicians and aviators," reported Correspondent Callender, "but there are said to be some 40,000 Italian soldiers sandwiched...

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