Spanish Civil War

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The Bell Tolls for the Spanish Civil War


-lasted from July 17, 1936 to April 1 1939

Fought between Francoists and Republicans

Francoists supported General Francisco Franco while Republicans supported the Second Spanish Republic, which had ruled since 1931

- Francoists were supported by Italy, Germany, and the Catholic Church

- Republicans were supported by the Soviet Union and various International Volunteers

- The Fascists Francoists eventually won and took control of the government


<--picasso's famous painting of teh bombing of Gernika (Guernica), a town in Spain


*Franco was the leader of the FACISTS - he was a totalitarian leader

*The Civil War proved to be a "practice field" for new German technology.

*Battle of Guernica -