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19/7/2006

Spain and UK mark 70th anniversary of civil war

Seventy years ago General Francisco Franco led an uprising against Spain’s leftist government, a failed coup d’etat which would lead to a three-year civil war. The right-wing rebels were not able to win power outright. The government mobilised resistance, mainly in Madrid and Barcelona, and so the war began. for more click here

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