SPAIN: Executions and a Rush of Protest

"Franco assassin! Franco assassin!" chanted throngs of demonstrators, marching through the streets of Paris in the French capital's most violent rioting since 1968. In Rome, thousands of protesters swarmed through the downtown area shouting, "Free Spain! Free Spain!" In Brussels, angry mobs fire-bombed the Spanish embassy. In Britain, Prime Minister Harold Wilson's Labor Party announced a resolution of "total condemnation." In Amsterdam, the Dutch government declared a day of "national demonstration," and government ministers joined protest marches. From one end of Europe to the other, anti-Spanish demonstrations flared.

Futile Indignation. It was the biggest and broadest outpouring of indignation that...

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