This Week In Spanish Civil War History – Week 3: 1 -7 August 1936

Week 3: 1 – 7 August 1936 August 1 France changes its mind and doesn’t want to support the Republicans, after being pressured by Britain, who don’t want to intervene in a war. The two governments, along with Italy, Portugal, Germany, and Russia, forge a Non-Intervention Committee and sign an agreement of non-intervention in the civil war. This will become a major error and huge … Continue reading This Week In Spanish Civil War History – Week 3: 1 -7 August 1936

This Week In Spanish Civil War History – Week 2: July 25 – 31 1936

  Week 2: 25 – 31 July 1936 July 25 Hitler agrees to support Franco’s bid to take over Spain. Franco needs urgent supplies and Hitler needs a distraction from his plans to dominate Europe. Reprisal killings are happening in the south, in and around Seville. Numbers of deaths are unknown; anyone suspected of supporting the Republicans is taken away to face a firing squad. … Continue reading This Week In Spanish Civil War History – Week 2: July 25 – 31 1936