SPAIN: Uneasy Christmas

Spain's civil war seemed to hinge last week upon profound deliberations by Adolf Hitler in his Bavarian retreat and on secret Anglo-French moves to sway Berlin. The German envoy accredited to the Spanish White Government at Burgos is General Wilhelm Faupel. Last week he arrived in Berlin from Spain in a cloud of rumors that White Generalissimo Franco was asking an additional 60,000 German soldiers to help him win his war.

Without confirming or denying anything, Adolf Hitler's personal newsorgan Volkischer Beobachter significantly ruminated thus: "Newspapers are full of alarming rumors and...

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