WAR IN SPAIN: Symbolic Recall

About half way between Madrid and Barcelona lies the city of Saragossa, held by Rightists since the beginning of the war and heavily fortified. Blazing into sudden action last week went armies estimated at 200,000 on a side, to start the greatest battle of the Spanish war to date, a battle which correspondents of neither side were allowed to attend.

For starting his Saragossa offensive now, Leftist General Sebastian Pozas had good reason last week. But six weeks of decent fighting weather remain before the bitter Spanish winter closes down. Gijon, last...