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6 Oct 1934

Spain
  • In Barcelona, Spain, the Catalan Nationalist leaders proclaimed the establishment of the Catalan Republic from the balcony of the Generalidad but refrained from turning the 10,000 armed police against the workers' militias. ww2dbase [Barcelona | AC]
2 Jun 1937

Photo(s) dated 2 Jun 1937
Female Republican militia in rifle drills, Barcelona, Spain, 2 Jun 1937
15 Nov 1938

Spain
24 Jan 1939

Spain
  • The Legionnaires of the Moroccan Corps stormed the imposing rock citadel of Montjuich overlooking Barcelona, Spain, freeing 1,200 Political prisoners who had miraculously escaped execution. ww2dbase [Barcelona | AC]
26 Jan 1939

Spain

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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