U.S. At War: Armour to Madrid

A major U.S. diplomatic shift was in the works. Headed for Spain was astute, aristocratic Norman Armour. Slated for retirement was balding, professorial Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes, after a short (30-month) career in Madrid.

The Spanish assignment for Armour was a neat answer to a double problem. It would: 1) provide an important post for an able career man unposted since his recall from Argentina in July; 2) give the U.S. a competent observer in an old trouble spot soon likely to become Europe's last existing Fascist state.

Norman Armour (of the Princeton, not...

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