Foreign News: Trotskyists Liquidated

The trial in absentia at Barcelona of famed Andrés Nin (secretary to Leon Trotsky in Russia during the Revolution) and seven members of his Spanish P. O. U. M. Party ended almost unnoticed this week by the world press.

Star witness for the defendants was Francisco Largo Caballero, former Premier of Leftist Spain, who testified during the trial that the Poum did not instigate the May 1937 uprising in Barcelona, that Poum Party executives were "sincerely anti-Fascist," not the reverse, as charged by the prosecution.

Officers of the Leftist Army, to each of whom is attached a "political commissar" as in the Russian...