Civil War

A guide to Catalunya’s national day on September 11th. more


On July 5th Barcelona will commemorate George Orwell and his efforts to quell social injustice. more



Photo by Josep Maria Contel i Ruiz

Another Civil War shelter is discovered beneath the barri of Sant Andreu. more


97-year-old Ernesto Carratalá recounts his memories of the Spanish Civil War. By Jamie Melbourne-Hayward more


Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War

Arxiu Fotogràfic de Barcelona. Photographer: Pérez de Rosas

Barcelona has embarked on a major project to show life as it was here after the Spanish Civil War more


Turo de la Rovira

Photo by Carol Moran

Far from the city centre, Turó de la Rovira has provided both shelter and security to Barcelona residents more


Homage to Catalonia

Image courtesy: Penguin Group

Published exactly 75 years ago, George Orwell’s 'Homage to Catalonia' has become a classic but its beginnings were anything but auspicious more


While the Spanish Civil War raged on, foreign journalists joined forces to tell the story of the destruction more


Air Raid

Photo courtesy of Arxiu fotogràfic del Centre d'Història Contemporània de Catalunya

This month marks the 75th anniversary since air raids started on Barcelona, and a new strategy of modern warfare was born more

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Joan Pujol has been described as the greatest double agent of World War II, proving wars are won with brains as well as bombs more


Air raid shelter

Photo by David Murano

Barcelona's air raid shelters played a vital role in protecting residents during the Civil War; now you can visit them and find out how it was to live through a raid more


This article explains how you can follow George Orwell's footsteps into Aragon. more


An estimated 275,000 Spaniards went into exile during the Spanish Civil War. Many of them never returned. more

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