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THE TEMPERING

"Where's this?" asks Crowne.
" Spain," says Ball. "When the Civil War was on, I had a sort of crazy fancy to get into it. So I slipped into Spain and joined the Government Militia."
" Well I never!" says Dagwood.
" Bit of adventure, you know," says Ball. "I didn't care who won, so long as it wasri t Hitler and Musso. So I joined the Militia. I'd had seven years in the
Highlanders. I thought I might put it to some use, you know. And I had the chance of seeing good men with bad discipline. Nobody belly-ached about regimental nonsense more than I did before. But since then I'm dead regimental, as anybody'll tell you.
" Those dagoes had enthusiasm. They had nerve. They could stand the pace. But what bust them, apart from lack of equipment, you know, was their discipline. They'd got several different kinds of politics, too, you know, and that's always a bad thing for soldiers. They were fighters, you might say. But what was the use of it? Without discipline, they were a mob. The lousy Fascists were very little better, but they had better equipment, and what with one thing and another, they won. But it struck me that if my mob had got proper discipline, the Fascists could have been smashed up in Spain, you know; and then we'd have another ally at this present moment, instead of a Hitlerite in power in Spain. I did what I could, you know. But we were a rabble. With one battalion of Coldstream Guards, we could have taken Franco's shirt off his back."
" I bet you saw some sights," says Dale.
" I saw some sights. The Fascists had brought the

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