Spanish Civil War


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Spanish Civil War

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(Historical Terms) the civil war in Spain from 1936 to 1939 in which insurgent nationalists, led by General Franco, succeeded in overthrowing the republican government. During the war Spain became an ideological battleground for fascists and socialists from all countries
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Noun1.Spanish Civil War - civil war in Spain in which Franco succeeded in overthrowing the republican governmentSpanish Civil War - civil war in Spain in which Franco succeeded in overthrowing the republican government; during the war Spain became a battleground for fascists and socialists from all countries; 1936-1939
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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This study delves into the American understanding of the Spanish Civil War as revealed in English-language and Spanish-language American theater in 1930s and early 1940s.
The panel provides a brief explanation of what led up to the Spanish Civil War which began when General Franco rebelled against the newlyelected government in 1936.
It was in this Spanish Civil War that Germany first deployed its Blitzkrieg tactics, and where mass bombings of civilian targets were first deployed in warfare.
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When the Spanish Civil War came to an end in 1939, thousands of refugees fled to France, but received a lukewarm welcome from the French.
Intrinsic to these essays is the author's exploration into how the Spanish Civil War and those Americans who actively supported the Republican side have been characterized against the revolving backdrop of the international ideologies of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
And I have wanted to write a poem about the Spanish Civil War since reading about it about eight years ago and thought the two could go along together.
While the Spanish Civil War began as an internal domestic matter between the newly elected Spanish Republic and reactionary Nationalist forces led by General Franco, the conflict would draw in Germany and Italy in support of Franco, and the Soviet Union in support of the Republic.
The author explores only what interests him, the result being the most extraordinary book about the Spanish Civil War I've ever encountered.
She is weeping in sympathy with the women of Guernica, the Basque town which was flattened in the Spanish Civil War by German and Italian bombers in support of General Franco and his Spanish nationalists.
Indeed, Stanley Payne, the noted scholar of twentieth-century Spanish history, in his entry on the Spanish Civil War for The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust, writes the following about the attitude of Franco's followers towards Jews: