David Ebsworth’s second novel, The Assassin’s Mark, is a Christie-esque thriller set on a battlefield tour bus towards the end of the Spanish Civil War. Propaganda in the Spanish Civil War At the beginning of December 1938, Victoria Station, in London, saw the strange sight of an army returning from war. Thousands of people waited for the … [Read more...] about Spanish Civil War
Spanish Civil War
Background to the Spanish Civil War, which I've written about over the past ten years or so, separate from those that relate more to Jack Telford.
Jávea (Xàbia), on Spain's Costa Blanca, has the distinction of being one of the last places to be occupied by Franco's fascists during the final days of the that country's Civil War (1936-1939). But it had seen action much earlier too. Jávea, then just a small fishing village on the Mediterranean coast, was in Republican territory and an … [Read more...] about Spanish Civil War – the Costa Blanca