WAR IN SPAIN: Successful Diversion

The Barcelona Government, after nearly a month of yielding stubbornly-held ground on the south side of Generalissimo Franco's salient-to-the-sea, last week hurled a whacking good offensive across the Ebro into the north flank of that salient. Shock troops for the advance were chiefly five columns of foreign Leftists, forming the spearhead of Barcelona's drive, under command of up-&-coming General Vicente Rojo. Soon wounded in the back by a bomb fragment was James Lardner, son of late Funnywriter Ring. In Manhattan, portly Leftpundit Heywood Broun announced that Ring Lardner was the only...

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