SPAIN: Safety First

The first air bombs of Spain's civil war to fall upon Madrid came thudding and blasting down last week. Later the corpulent figure of President Manuel Azana was seen leaving the capital, as he said, "to inspect our glorious Government forces in the field."

With the war in its seventh week, the strongest figure in Madrid, correspondents agreed, was no member of the Cabinet of Premier José Giral Pereira but enormous Socialist Indalecio Prieto to whom Spaniards in the capital looked for inspiration. Fighting at the front in overalls was No. 2...

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