Елена (ljwanderer) wrote,

Испания 1936-1939, Роберт Капа

Madrid. Winter 1936-1937. After an Italo-German air raid. The Nationalist offensive on Madrid, which lasted from November 1936 to February 1937, was one of the fiercest of the Civil War. 

Barcelona. August 1936. Bidding farewell before the departure of a military train directed to the Aragon front.





Barcelona. August 1936. Republican soldiers leaving for the Aragon front. The sentence written on the train means "UHP" (Union of Proletariat Brothers) swears upon these fraternal letters that you will sooner dye than live under tyranny."

Aragon front. August-September 1936. Republican soldier outside the local General Headquarters.

Andalucia. Cordoba front. Republicans. September 1936.



Madrid. November-December 1936. German members of the International Brigades. 




Madrid. November-December 1936. Members of the International Brigades, in or around the university campus, in the western outskirts of the capital. The Fascist rebels were mounting a major offense in order to capture Madrid.

Madrid. November-December 1936. Watching an air raid over the city.

SPAIN. Madrid. August-September 1936. 

Madrid. 1936. Members of the International Brigades fight a house-to-house battle near the university campus. 

Madrid. Members of the International Brigades by a slaughterhouse, near the university campus, in the Northern outskirts of the capital. A member of the Brigade is helping a wounded comrade. The Fascist rebels were mounting a major offense in order to capture Madrid. November-December 1936.

Santa Eulalia. Aragon front. Republican soldiers. August-September 1936.

Andalucia. Republican soldiers. September 1936.

Andalucia. Cerro Muriano. Cordoba front. Republican soldiers. September 5th, 1936.



Madrid. Battle of the Casa de Campo. November-December 1936.

Aragon. Republican artillery. August-September 1936. 

August 1936. Republican soldier resting after two days of battle.


Barcelona. Republican soldiers training. August 1936


Andalucia. September 5th, 1936. Cerro Muriano, Cordoba front. Civilians fleeing.


Meeting of the Ministry of War, in charge of defending Madrid. November-December 1936.

December 21st, 1937. Aragon front. Battle of Teruel. When Republican soldiers first entered this strategically located hilltop town after a hard siege, they found many civilian casualties.

May 1937. Guadarrama front. Loyalist soldier in the woods near El Escorial.

Bilbao. May 1937. Basque region. Running for shelter during the air raids.


Aragon region. Town of Teruel. Republican offensive to recapture the city from Franco's supporters. December 1937.

Armored vehicle of the Republican army. 1937.

November 7th, 1938. Near Fraga, the Aragon front. Loyalist troops during an offensive on the Rio Segre.

November 7, 1938. Telephone call to army command, Rio Segre, Aragón front, near Fraga.


Madrid. May 1936. From the left French journalist Georges SORIA and the Spanish poet Frederico GARCIA LORCA. De gauche à droite: le journaliste français Georges SORIA et le poète espagnol Frédérico GARCIA LORCA.

Teruel. US writer and journalist Ernest HEMINGWAY visiting the front lines. December 1937.

Teruel. US writer and journalist Ernest HEMINGWAY taking notes while visiting the front lines. December 1937.

Valencia. US writer and journalist Ernest HEMINGWAY (right) with the Soviet writer Ilya EHRENBURG. HEMINGWAY was getting ready to go out to cover the battle of Teruel. December 1937.

Mora de Ebro. US writer and journalist Ernest HEMINGWAY at the front lines with members of General LISTER's Loyalist Vth Army Corps, who were holding out against General FRANCO's offensive.The bridgehead of Mora la Nueva, on the East Bank of the Ebro River, Franco's troops had held the West Bank for 5 months. November 5th, 1937.

Valencia. Second International Congress of Antifascist Intellectuals. Portrait of German writer Anna SEGHERS. July 1937.

Aragon Front. Ebro. General LISTER (left) and US writer and journalist Ernest HEMINGWAY (right). November 1938.

Falset, near Barcelona. October 28th, 1938. Milt WOLFF, commander of the Abraham Lincoln Batalion. He would soon leave Spain together with the International Brigades, having been dismissed by the Republican government, as a consequence of Stalin's friendship with Germany.

 Falset, near Barcelona. October 16th, 1938. American Abraham Lincoln Brigade, led by Milt WOLFF (front row center), being reviewed.

Montblanch, near Barcelona. October 25th, 1938. Bidding farewell to the International Brigades, which were dismissed by the Republican government, as a consequence of Stalin's friendship with Germany.

Les Masies. October 25, 1938. Prime Minister Juan NEGRIN at the farewell ceremony for the International Brigades.

Barcelona. October 28, 1938. Confetti showers the soldiers during the farewell parade for the International Brigades.
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