Foreign News: Brunete

Military experts of the Great Powers, hitherto inclined to see Spain's Civil War professionally as a small testing ground for the latest lethal equipment, took some-what more interest last week as the "Battle of Madrid" (TIME, July 26) grew to an extremely desperate conflict between roughly 100,000 Leftists and 100,000 Rightists—not "big stuff" by World War standards, but biggish. Hitherto Rightist General Francisco Franco has mostly remained at Salamanca, his capital, filling the role of Rightist Spain's President, but last week he hurried to field headquarters. There, rubbing his hands with a...

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