WAR IN SPAIN: Hand to Hand

For the first time last week Leftists holding the battered city of Teruel which they captured at Christmas time seemed to be in danger of losing it. Rightist troops using the springboard of a recent advance to the Alfambra River, drove on Teruel itself from three sides, then purportedly cut the last rutted Leftist supply road, isolating 10,000 Leftist soldiers. But the garrison resisted stubbornly. This week, as men of both sides fought hand to hand on Teruel's outskirts. Rightists opened a bombardment of the city with their heaviest artillery, sent a bombing fleet over it. Thereupon the Leftists...

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