SPAIN: Delays and Demands

A victory parade in Madrid, supposed officially to end the civil war, was first scheduled for the week after Madrid's surrender on March 29. It was then postponed to May 2, later, to May 15. Last week Generalissimo Francisco Franco, in Malaga, dropped a hint that he could not yet consider the war over. About the same time there came a report from Rome that the Madrid march would now take place on May 30.

The British and French Governments would normally regard the date of Spain's victory parade as El Caudillo's own...

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