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Spanish Civil War events in Life Magazine

Nov. 23, 1936 (p. 56-57)
The Camera overseas: And the Spaniards ... Durruti, Mangada; Spanish women and the War.
Dec. 7, 1936 (p. 59-60)
The Moors in Spain; José Varela.
Dec. 14, 1936 (p. 51)
The Spaniards at a funeral (General Buenaventura Durruti 1896-1936).
Dec. 21, 1936 (p. 56-57)
The Spanish bomb Madrid.
Dec. 28, 1936 (p. 58-59)
The Siege of Madrid continues: Ciudad Universitaria; Rebels planes pursued by Govt. planes.
Jan. 4, 1937 (p. 52)
The Spanish seesaw (cartoon).
Jan. 11, 1937 (p. 51)
Rebels pray for victory at Burgos.
Jan. 18, 1937 (p. 46-47)
Loyal Spaniards defend Madrid; Hugh B.C. Pollard ("The Spanish Pimpernel").German steamer Palos incident.
Jan. 25, 1937 (p. 69)
Spotlight on Spain (cartoon).
Feb. 15, 1937 (p. 56)
Spanish rebel bombers hit a munitions train; aerial photo by German war ace Helmuth Kurth.
Feb. 22, 1937 (p. [37]-43)
Barcelona is a test tube of revolution; Barcelona, Great city nobody knows.
March 29, 1937 (p. 60)
Rebel Spaniards show off to an Italian and a German (Ambassadors Faupel and Roberto Cantalupo) Photo of Franco's bodyguard. Inset explains that Franco's forces consist of 25,000 Moors, 5,000 legionaires, 140,000 phalanxists, 40,000 army regulars, 120,000 monarchists, 80,000 Italians and 40,000 Germans.
April 12, 1937 (p. 58)
Italians on the map of Spain. Photo of Italian soldiers w. Luciano d'Inino.
Photo of General José Miaja (1878-1958), of the Junta de Defensa de Madrid. Photo: Spanish loyalists learn soldiering from posters.
April 26, 1937 (p. 68)
The Spaniards settle down to trench warfare.
Photo of Premier Francisco Largo Caballero (1869-1946), socialist leader.
May 3, 1937 (p. [49])
Captain Cannaday keeps the peace in the U.S. Embassy in Madrid.
May 10, 1937 (p. 60)
The Basques become world heroes. Shrine at Durango bombed by the Rebels.
Photo of José Antonio de Aguirre, premier of the País Vasco.
May 31, 1937 (p. 68)
First pictures of the bombardment of Bilbao (March 31-June 19, 1937)
July 12, 1937 (p. 19)
Death in Spain (photo by Robert Capa depicting a soldier killed in battle).
The Civil War has taken 500,000 lives in one year.
July 26, 1937 (p. 64)
Spain's Picasso paints bombing of Guernica for Paris Exposition (bombed by Rebels April 27).
Aug. 16, 1937 (p. 62-63)
The Spanish war kills its first woman photographer (Gerta Taro, 1911-1937).
Oct. 25, 1937 (p. 51-54)
Spanish propaganda pictures appeal to world to take sides in Civil War (pictures of the bombing of Guernica)
Nov. 8, 1937 (p. 120)
Germany, Britain and the U.S. try out new bombers
(Boeing XB-15 was one of the planes most used in Civil War)
Dec. 13, 1937 (p. 62)
Franco's agent in London is sad Alba (Jacobo Stuart Fitz-James y Falcó, 17th Duke of Alba, 1878-1953)
Jan. 24, 1938 (p. 9)
The world's two wars: Teruel falls and Tsingtao burns
(Battle of Teruel was fought between Dec. 1937 and Feb. 1938)
Photos: Civilians flee Teruel, "Spanish war draws child's blood".
Jan. 31, 1938 (p. 56)
The Spanish Rebels strike back at Teruel.
Feb. 14, 1938 (p. 57)
"Catalonia reforms its playing cards".
March 28, 1938
P. 56-57: Americans have died for democracy in Spain.
Some of the fascist fighters who came back alive (photos of David McKelvy White, Morrish fishman, Ruby Elrich, Robert Klonsky, among others)
P. 58-61: The world watches Spain. The war's crucial hour.
Again, disaster strikes the Left. On p. 60-61: photos of Franco with count Guido Viola di Campalto, with his wife, in campaign, and his daughter with Franco's Moorish bodyguard.
April 11, 1938 (p. 25-28)
Franco bombs Barcelona as a loud prelude to his invasion of Catalonia. With new guns, tanks, planes and fresh troops, Generalissimo Franco breaks into Catalonia.
April 25, 1938 (p. 24-25)
An army corps of the Spanish loyalists seeks to refuge in France.
May 23, 1938 (p. 34)
Franco enthroned (photo of Franco in lavish gothic throne inside town hall at Burgos).
June 13, 1938 (p. 60-62)
"The Spanish War goes to the screen (Walter Wanger's newest picture)."
July 11, 1938 (p. 14)
Chamberlain's Spain.
P. 25: Spanish rebels grin at capture of loyalist armored car with corpse.
July 18, 1938 (p. 55)
Censorship threatens "Blockade".
Oct. 17, 1938 (p. 24)
Chamberlain's sister-in-law hobnobs with Franco's wife
Oct. 31, 1938 (p. 16-17)
American fighters against fascism come home from Spanish Civil War
(photos of Charles Barr, Edgar Acken, Lovis Orintz and James Lardner among others).
Nov. 28, 1938 (p. 16-17)
Barcelona: a city at war. Between bombing raids, the people try to live.
P. 54: Italian bombers come and foreign fighters go. Italy withdraws 10,000, leaving 30,000. International Brigade dismissed (Oct. 25).
Dec. 12, 1938 (p. 28-29)
Life's camera gets closer to Spanish war than any camera has ever got before.
Jan. 30, 1939
P. 19: US Citizens disagree violently over US intervention in Spain.
P. 63: Spanish Rebel humor.

Feb. 6, 1939 (p. 16)
Life on the newsfronts of the world: America sells fighting planes to France as Barcelona's fall brings European crisis (fall of Barcelona, Jan. 26, 1939).
Feb. 13, 1939 (p. 22)
Radio Pictures: Spaniards
Feb. 20, 1939 (p. 13-19)
Spaniards flee to France in greatest mass exodus of modern times (300, 000 Spanish Loyalists flee to France) Picture of General Juan Yagüe.
April 3, 1939 (p. 28-29)
The Spanish flight into France ends in bitterness and squalor"What remained was the impossible problem of what France was to do with 500,000 angry and exhausted foreigners".
April 10, 1939
P. 17: Madrid falls and General Franco's Spain joins the European dictatorships.
P. 18-19: A great Spanish war picture shows what a General sees of battle.
P. 20-21: The Spanish Civil War was a testing ground for tools of battle.
P. 77: Ambassador Fernando de los Ríos, of Loyalist Spain, called on President Roosevelt, March 28, the day Madrid fell to Franco.