Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Spain Snubs The U.S. In National Day Parade

Spain Snubs The U.S. In National Day Parade: Washington Post October 13, 2004 Pg. 17

"Spain celebrated its National Day on Tuesday with a military parade that added French troops and snubbed the United States by dropping U.S. Marines, who had participated in recent years.

Forty-eight soldiers from a French regiment marched along Madrid's main boulevard in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation. "

Ah, yes, the famous photos of Spanish troops liberating France, while the Yanks sat on their hands...

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