Foreign News: Secret

When, 17 months ago, foreign correspondents reported that the strategically unimportant holy Basque city of Guernica had been ruthlessly destroyed by German bombers in the service of Rightist Spain, ace French Newscommentator "Pertinax" (André Géraud) had a ready explanation. According to him, Air Marshal Hermann Göring of Germany ordered the bombing as an experiment of the effectiveness of the air attack.

For three days last March, Barcelona was bombed systematically at intervals of every three hours. The loss of life was more than half of London's air-raid toll during the entire World War. Reputedly used for the first time was a new...