THE AMERICAS: Battle Underground

Last week there was no mistaking the fact that a new underground battle of World War II was being fought in the Western Hemisphere. Two of this battle's most serious skirmishes in Latin America went against the Nazis. The flare-up between Peru and Ecuador appeared to be under control, as both sides announced that they were willing to cease hostilities and arbitrate. The Bolivian Government mopped up the busted fragments of the coup planned by Naziphile Major Elias Belmonte (TIME, July 28).

That the Bolivian coup had been planned by the Nazis, none...

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