Tag Archive for civil war

Shell in the Attic

SPN Shell in the Attic

You’ve just bought a new home and there’s still junk from the previous owner to be thrown out, so you begin, but then you find an artillery shell in the attic.

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.