elxaime
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Eighty Years Ago Today

Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:10 pm

On this date, July 18, 1936, Spanish garrisons rose up in revolt all across Spain.

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Philippe
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Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:04 pm

Video clip from upcoming Spanish TV program about the Civil War.

https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/guerracivilencolor?source=feed_text&story_id=1220776344619650

If you've ever seen To Die In Madrid you'll remember that all of the footage should be in black and white.

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ERISS
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Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:30 pm

elxaime wrote:On this date, July 18, 1936, Spanish garrisons rose up in revolt all across Spain.

Garrisons, told lies by their commandants, mainly rose up against the blind Republic.
The garrisons which rose against the revolt were worked by some soldiers anarchist sympathizers, for the Republic all was quiet for the republic was informed by hierarchy mainly traitorous.

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