WAR IN SPAIN: Seven Against One

At 1 a. m. one night last week the 1,650-ton Spanish Loyalist destroyer Jose Luis Diez got up steam, weighed anchor, laid down a smoke screen and left Admiralty Harbor, on the Atlantic side of Gibraltar. Scarcely had she moved from the British-protected waters before her crew saw rockets flare from a housetop on the Rock. No one needed to tell them what those flares meant: they were signals from Rebel watchers notifying Rebel warships patrolling the Straits of Gibraltar that the Jose Luis Diez, having waited for weeks to make her getaway,...

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