The smallest of Britain's Crown colonies,
Gibraltar (area, 2 sq. mi.; pop. 19,278) took a firm stand against the
liquidation of the British Empire. At the foot of the Rock, a mass
meeting voted last week to send three delegates on a mission to London.
Their mandate: to have "Gib" incorporated in metropolitan Britain,
1,200 miles away.
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