PARAGUAY: Peace Without Victory (Cont'd)

Peace Without Victory (Cont'd)

The Bolivian generals who lost the three-year Gran Chaco War for their country dropped into harmless obscurity after the Peace Without Victory wangled by seven American nations (TIME, June 24). Not so last week the Paraguayan colonels who won the war for theirs.

To illiterate Paraguayan veterans, the shining fact was that Corps Commander Colonel Rafael Franco, 39, had led them victoriously in person to the very border of Bolivia proper. Something seemed wrong when their commanding officer, General José Felix Estigarribia, marched them home to poverty-stricken Paraguay,...

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