BOLIVIA-PARAGUAY: El Aleman

Hawk-nosed Lord Wellington used to figure the presence of Napoleon on a battlefield as worth 40,000 men to the French. Observers agreed last week that the presence of white-headed General Hans Kundt, onetime German imperial staff officer and de facto dictator of Bolivia, on the jungle battlefront of the Gran Chaco was worth at least 5,000 men to Bolivia. Following the hysterical, flower-strewn welcome to him in La Paz three weeks ago, a huge airplane was seen circling over the battlefield last week. Open-mouthed Bolivianos in their steaming trenches told each other that it was El Aleman, the German—there...

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