WAR IN SPAIN: On to Valencia

The olive brown troops of Generalissimo Francisco Franco's Rightist Army drove on through the vineyards, the fruit and palm trees of Spain's Levant last week. Edging down the Mediterranean coast a few miles a day, they camped each night a little nearer Valencia. Capturing the once pleasant and prosperous resort of Nules and the little town of Villavieja, two miles inland, as the week ended the Rightist Galician troops commanded by General Miguel Aranda were within ten miles of Sagunto, 25 miles of Valencia.

Defending Leftist militiamen under General Jose Miaja retreated steadily...

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