SPAIN: Repeat Performance?

Virtually unnoticed by the U.S. press last week was the arrival in Washington of tall, thin Colonel Juan Beigbeder, emissary of Franco's Government in Spain. Ex-Foreign Minister, ex-High Commissioner of Spanish Morocco and present member of Franco's General Staff, he was welcomed by the State Department as a United Nations friend and an indicator that Fascist General Franco now expects a United Nations victory. His purpose: to discuss with U.S. military chiefs the situation in North Africa.

The thought of Hitler's taking over Spain lies heavily on Allied minds. Colonel Beigbeder was known as anti-Nazi and pro-Allied, and his experience...

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