The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 27, 1939 · Page 15
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 15

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, January 27, 1939
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 27,1033. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNEULSVILLE. PA. PAGE FIFTEEN. Icneralissimo Francisco Franco (right) and General Juan Solchaga, trough field glosses, watch the insurgent advance on Barcelona as their loops were entering the city. This picture was flown to London, then radioed to New York. Historic Barcelona Cathedral was heavily bombed by Insurgent planes and destroyed by tho explosives and flamea, according to reports from the Spanish civil war front. The edifice, situated in the center of the city and dominating the surrounding buildings, makes nn outstanding U-rgct for tho enemy air and artillery m»n. (CentralPreu). t ag^3^afi t .vi~--.agj»iaZja^.»--^..M With fall of Barcelona imminent, tho TJ. S. cruiser Omaha was ordered to I rcf agccs. 0£ the American group only about thirty are native born. Thi Caldetas, 20 miles north of the belengnrcd «ity. to evacuate American I others are Filipinos, Puerto Kican» er of Spazush. origin. General Franco's Insurgent troops, ncaring- vjctory in the Spanish civil war following the fall of Barcelona, Loyalist capital, now will move northward in a pinccr movement to cut ofT supplies from France and gain complete control of the power and industrial plants that supplied Barcelona, according to military strategists. Dotted line indicates present position of his cast and west lines. Arrows indicate positions from which northward drives will probably begin. (Central Preys) Mrs. Ilitchoy Farrcll Mr». Ritchcy Farrell, Nashville, Tcnn., society leader, wears the Intcat in summer sports costumes as rho vacations at Palm Beach, F!a. Tlie above-tlic-knco pleated skirt permits free leg movement for tennis and golf. In Last-Minnie Effort to Save Barcelona. Ihis rad.ophoto shows long, thin line ol Loyalist troops belns rushed U defend Barcclon* afiainst ovcnvhclmsng odds. Gen. Juan Solchaga Honor ot being first to lead his red- capped Navarressc troops into the city of Barcelona at its fall went to General Juan Solchaga, who watched the insurgent advanco OR th« city from the side of hi« G«n- irralisaimo, Francisco Franco. With General Franco's insurgent army hammering on the pates of the city, an officer of. the Government troops speaks to a large gathering of civilians before they rushed to the defense of Barcelona. This pictur* radioed f r\.-*i London to New York. · A direct Mt by a Spanish Government shch wrote finis to the career of this.trucfc.darinfc'.currcnt insur- B«it drive into Catalonia over a hundred-mile front. An insurgent straggler tries .to salvage the contents before the flames reach them. ·. - · .' As Loyalists Desperately Hushed Troops in Defense. . Lorry-load ot Loyalist soldiers is fcer\ in this vadiophoto beinff rushed lo outskirts o[ Sarcoloni in fruitlp.v; cfTort to halt Cenrral Franco's legions.

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