Tag Archive for civil war

Some Things Never Change

The Central Government under the right-wing party, the PP, has blocked the release of confidential military documents between 1936 and 1968 – they were due for declassification in 2011.

The Great Escape

Forget images of Steve McQueen trying to jump over barbed wire on a stolen Wermacht motorbike; this is about Carchuna and the Spanish Civil War.

Dangerous Brick

In the old days, los cortijeros would build their homes with anything to hand – even with unexploded, civil-war shells, it would seem.

Civil War’s 75th Anniversary

Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War; the prelude to the Second World War in which fascist Europe took on the beleaguered Spanish Republic.