SPAIN: Two Plans

A year after the opening of Spam's bloody, but undermanned civil war, neither Leftists nor Rightists lack able staff officers. What both sides do need is enough troops for effective action on five separate fronts that snake for nearly 1,200 miles down the midriff of Spain. For some months military observers on both sides have cynically propounded a convenient rule: they will concede definite military superiority to whichever side is able to maintain an offensive for three successive days.

By last week's end that rule was still unbroken, but plenty was happening...

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