SPAIN: Franco Talks Tough

In Berlin last week arrived tough-faced young General Agustin Muñoz Grande, a few days ahead of his rag-tag-&-bobtail Spanish volunteers who will help Germany fight Russia. This Spanish response to Adolf Hitler's call for a crusade against Communism was not important as a gift of men (the Germans will have to equip the Spanish volunteers). Far more important was Hitler's success in turning Spain from a sullen suppliant to an open opponent of the U.S.

On the fifth anniversary of the beginning of Spain's Civil War, Generalissimo Francisco Franco went to Villaverde,...

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