Foreign News: Aftermath

Victorious Generalissimo Francisco Franco proclaimed over the Burgos radio at 2:20 p. m. on March 29 that the Spanish Civil War had officially ended. His troops had occupied Madrid, Valencia, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Jaén, Albacete—almost without resistance. Italian planes from Majorca had made a last bombing trip over Gandia, British-controlled Mediterranean port. A few anarchist soldiers were still putting up a feeble resistance in isolated districts and clean-up campaigns were bound to continue for some time. But, broadly speaking, Generalissimo Franco was right: the war was over and for the first time...

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