SPAIN: Boys in Blue

Foreign Minister Ramón Serrano Suñer boasted last week that, if they were needed, Spain would add 1,000,000 men to the Spanish Blue Division of 20,000 already sent to fight beside the Nazis in Russia. Russian sources recently claimed that 350 of those boys in blue had been sent back from Germany with venereal disease, 800 had deserted after an 850-mile march, mostly by foot, from Berlin to Novgorod, more than 8,000 had been killed on Russian soil.


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