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Anarchists, Franco and modern Spain

By |2018-04-08T21:33:42+00:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Anarchist militia (Barcelona, 1936) Just as with the Napoleonic Wars, World War I left Spain with the difficult problem of having close relationships with countries on both sides of the war: King Alfonso III was descended from French kings, but Spain had a long tradition of being allied with Austria/Germany too. So Alfonso chose to stay [...]