This Week in Spanish Civil War History – November 1937: The Halfway Point

In a war which lasted almost three full years, November 1937 is the approximate halfway point in the destruction of Spain. Spain was already a deeply divided nation, struggling with multiple inside forces and serious social and economic issues, and while civil war is tragic, Spain had come to a point where it was inevitable. The working class was deeply oppressed and dire need for … Continue reading This Week in Spanish Civil War History – November 1937: The Halfway Point

This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 53/54: 17 – 31 July 1937

July 17 The Republicans are ill, battered, without serious supplies and suffering from their massive losses. They dig in all areas in the Brunete front and prepare for the Nationalist counterattack they know is coming. Some 38,000 Nationalists are coming. The war is one year old today. Spain is fractured and blood had spilled in every city and village. No one is safe. No end … Continue reading This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 53/54: 17 – 31 July 1937