This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 65/66/67: 10 – 31 October 1937

October 10  Franco’s Navarrese Brigade are still heading west into Asturias, and reach the small town of Cangas de Onís. The town, deep in the Picos de Europa, is only 65kms from the city of Gijón, which is preparing for invasion. A mixture of Republican fighters and International Brigades are still keen to take ground in Aragon, and after minimal gains for heavy losses in … Continue reading This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 65/66/67: 10 – 31 October 1937

This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 62/63/64: 17 September – 9 October 1937

September 18 The battle of El Mazuco continues along the summits of the Peña Blancas. The German Condor Legion planes are brought in now the heavy fog has cleared, to assault the Republican hold over the Bedón river, which runs from the village of Vibaño right of the sea, only 12 kilometres away from the front line now. The Condor Legion bombed the Bedón river … Continue reading This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 62/63/64: 17 September – 9 October 1937