WAR IN SPAIN: Casado's Coup

The Loyalist Government of Premier Dr. Juan Negrin was replaced early this week by a defeatist junta of six military and political leaders headed by General Segismundo Casado, recently appointed military commander of the Madrid Zone. Dr. Negrin was overthrown and given his flying papers to France in what had all the earmarks of a bloodless but forceful Army coup d'etat. It spelled the final dissolution of Loyalist Spain and brought peace very near to the war-weary country.

The battle lines remained intact. A serious revolt of Generalissimo Francisco Franco's sympathizers was...

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