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THE BOMBING OF GUERNICA AND THE SIEGE OF SARAJEVO: REFLECTIONS

Publicado el 30 abril, 2012 Por admin

Alma Masic, Director, Youth Initiative for Human Rights inBosnia and Herzegovina(Sarajevo) I have two associations withGuernica: First, the event itself. The attack and systematic destruction of the town Guernica on April 26, 1937 by German and Italian warplanes on behalf of the nationalist-fascist forces of General Franco during the Spanish Civil War. Of the around […]

THE BOMBING OF GERNIKA, AN ATTACK ON DEMOCRACY

Publicado el 29 abril, 2012 Por admin

By Oriol López i Badell and Jordi Palou- Loverdos, Memorial Democràtic, Spain  Remembering the bombing of Gernika is a useful exercise to analyze the indiscriminate attack on a population that was identified with a particular ideology. It was not important who lived in the city, simply that Gernika was located in an area considered Republican. […]

FROM ITALY TO SPAIN: REMEMBERING GERNIKA, THEN AND NOW

Publicado el 27 abril, 2012 Por admin

By Monte Sole Peace School Foundation, Italy ORDER OF OPERATION: NUMBER 48 PLACE: SORIA, SPAIN DATE:  26/04/1937, 15 YEARS (of the Fascist era). Thus begins the order by Lieutenant Colonel Umberto Marelli, endorsing the operation to bomb Gernika. But what most don’t realize is that this is an order to the Italian Legionary Air Force, […]

UNSPOKEN MAP REFERENCES

Publicado el 27 febrero, 2011 Por admin

These days we have in the Gernika Peace Museum a fascinating exhibition that can make us reflect on so many places we have in our own surroundings, on which we think we know everything and those who we don’t really  know the dark past they had during the Spanish Civil War. Nice places, at first […]

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