When 1,500,000 U. S. boys came back from France in 1919, the bands
played Over There, K-K-K-Katy, The Star-Spangled Banner, and crowds
lionized them. When 322 U. S. boys and a girl came back from Spain last
week, a small crowd did the lionizing, and the song was again The
They were fighters in a war in which the U. S. is neutral, veterans of
the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, organized in January 1937 to fight for
Loyalist Spain. The brigade mustered altogether 4,000 U. S. citizens.
Last September the Spanish Leftist Government...
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