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Spainish Ceevil War

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Spaingie Ceevil War
Pairt o the Interwar period

Members o the XI Internaitional Brigade o the Republican Internaitional Brigades at the Battle o Belchite ride on a T-26 tank
Date17 Julie 1936 – 1 April 1939
(2 years, 8 months, 2 weeks and 1 day)

Naitionalist victory

Seicont Spaingie Republic Republicans

Supportit bi

Spain Naitionalists

Supported by

Commanders an leaders
Republican leaders Nationalist leaders
1938 strenth:[1]
  • 450,000 infantry
  • 350 aircraft
  • 200 tanks
1938 strenth:[2]
  • 600,000 infantry
  • 600 aircraft
  • 290 tanks
Casualties an losses

The Spaingie Ceevil War (Spaingie: Guerra Civil Española),[nb 2] widely kent in Spain simply as The Ceevil War (Spaingie: Guerra Civil) or The War (Spaingie: La Guerra), teuk place frae 1936 tae 1939 an wis focht atween the Republicans, wha war leal tae the democratic, left-leanin Seicont Spanish Republic, an the Naitionalists, a falangist group led bi General Francisco Franco. Awtho eften portrayed as a struggle atween democracy an fascism, some historians consider it mair accurately describit as a struggle atween leftist revolution an richtist coonterrevolution.[5] Ultimately, the Naitionalists wan, an Franco then ruled Spain for the next 36 year, frae Aprile 1939 till his daith in November 1975.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The nummer o casualties is disputit; estimates generally suggest that atween 500,000 an 1 million fowk war killed. Ower the years, historians kept lawerin the daith figurs an modren research concludes that 500,000 daiths is the correct figur. Thomas Barria-Norton, The Spanish Civil War (2001), pp. xviii & 899–901, inclusive.
  2. Forby kent as The Crusade (Spaingie: La Cruzada) amang Naitionalists, the Fowert Carlist War (Spaingie: Cuarta Guerra Carlista) amang Carlists, an The Rebellion (Spaingie: La Rebelión) or Uprising (Spaingie: Sublevación) amang Republicans.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Thomas (1961). p. 491.
  2. Thomas (1961). p. 488.
  3. "Spanish judge opens case into Franco's atrocities". New York Times. 16 October 2008. Retrieved 28 Julie 2009.
  4. Beevor (2006). pp. 410–11. Beevor notes that aroond 150,000 haed returned bi 1939.
  5. Payne (2012). p. 231.

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