Tags » Francisco Franco

Picasso & the Gestapo

from Simon Schama’s Power of Art

In the winter of 1941, Pablo Picasso was living and working at the top of an old house in the rue des Grands Augustins in Paris. 533 more words

Writers/Artists

No es no

Carta abierta hacia el señor Pedro Sánchez con motivo de su obsesión por sacar los restos del dictador Franco de donde llevan enterrados más de cuarenta años… 335 more words

Articulo De Opinión

Franco's 'Retirada' refugees still haunted by the past

Half a million people fled Spain in 1939, only to be interned for years in harsh French camps. Survivors now tell of the misery of the Retirada, 80 years ago… 1,267 more words

News

December 4 in history

306 – Martyrdom of Saint Barbara.

771 – Austrasian King Carloman died, leaving his brother CharlemagneKing of the complete Frankish Kingdom.

1110 – First Crusade: The Crusaders  662 more words

History

Luchar por la memoria histórica es combatir el fascismo

Si bien es cierto que la vieja interpretación marxista que considera al fascismo como una reacción burguesa del capital monopolístico a la revolución socialista resulta hoy ingenua y simplista, también lo es afirmar que este movimiento político es o ha sido alguna vez anticapitalista, como pretenden hacernos creer algunos teóricos liberales.

1,327 more words
DESTACADA

General Francisco Franco

“The whole secret of the campaigns unleashed against Spain can be explained in two words: Masonry and Communism… we have to extirpate these two evils from our land.” 8 more words

Communism

Carlos Rojas, Valley of the Fallen

“On 24 August this year, the Socialist government of Spain legislated to exhume General Franco from his tomb at Valle de los Caídos, near Madrid. The Valle de los Caídos basilica was built by Franco as a symbol of both reconciliation and conquest and it became his tomb in 1975. 271 more words