WAR IN SPAIN: Lost & Invulnerable

In the centre of the 80-mile southern Aragon front, from Teruel to the Mediterranean, Rightist forces last week broke through mountainous Leftist defenses, drove a salient 15 miles into Leftist territory. At week's end Rightists were threatening the lead and iron mining centre of Lucena del Cid. Capture of the town would give the Rightists a straight road to Castellön de la Plana, which would serve as a springboard for an attack on Valencia, 40 miles down the coast. On the northern front no appreciable gains were made by either side.

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