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10 Jun 1914

15 Jun 1914

  • Joseph Stilwell began a course in Spanish while in Madrid, Spain. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | Madrid | CPC]
6 Aug 1914

  • Joseph Stilwell completed a course in the Spanish language while in Madrid, Spain. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | Madrid | CPC]
27 Jul 1936

Photo(s) dated 27 Jul 1936
Captured Spanish Nationalist officer, Madrid, Spain, 27 Jul 1936
9 Dec 1936

Photo(s) dated 9 Dec 1936
Civilians in a subway platform air raid shelter, Madrid, Spain, 9 Dec 1936
19 Mar 1938

Photo(s) dated 19 Mar 1938
Explosion of the Casa Blanca building, Madrid, Spain, 19 Mar 1938; 300 Spanish Nationalists were killed by this attack
28 Mar 1939

  • Francisco Franco's Nationalist forces occupied Madrid, Spain and declared victory in the Spanish Civil War. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | Madrid | TH]
31 Jul 1939

  • The Italian Raggruppamento Carristi (tank corps group) was disbanded after the victory parade in Madrid, Spain. The remaining Italian tanks were handed over to the Spanish Army. ww2dbase [Madrid | AC]

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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