Guernica marks 80th anniversary of deadly German bombing

Guernica marks 80th anniversary of deadly German bombing

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Apr 26, 2017 · The northern Spanish town of Guernica has been commemorating the 80th anniversary of the deadly bombing that inspired Pablo Picasso to paint a masterpiece. More than …

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Guernica marks 80th anniversary of deadly German bombing

The northern Spanish town of Guernica has been commemorating the 80th anniversary of the deadly bombing that inspired Pablo Picasso to paint a masterpiece. More than 1,500 people were killed and hundreds wounded when German warplanes devastated the city in support of Francisco Franco’s nationalist forces during Spain’s civil war.

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GUERNICA, Spain (AFP) — Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war.

Spain’s Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing – Yahoo

Apr 27, 2017 · Guernica (Spain) (AFP) – Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war.

Spain’s Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing

Guernica’s city hall has organised a week of activities to mark the anniversary of the bombing, including conferences on the topic of peace and refugees. The town also awarded a peace prize to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono.

Spain Spain’s Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing

Earlier on Wednesday air raid sirens sounded across Guernica, home to 17,000 people, at the same time that the first planes were spotted over the town 80 years ago. Guernica’s city hall has organised a week of activities to mark the anniversary of the bombing, including conferences on the topic of peace and refugees.

Spain’s Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombing

GUERNICA (AFP).-Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war. At 4:30 pm (1430 GMT) — the moment the bombing began 80 years ago — representatives of victims

Basque town of Guernica marks 80th anniversary of bombings

Some 200 people gathered at a cemetery in the northern Spanish town of Guernica Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of its bombing by Nazi warplanes during the Spanish civil war.

Amy Goodman on the 75th Anniversary of Guernica Bombing

Jul 06, 2012 · DemocracyNow.org – On April 26, 1937, Nazi-German aircraft carpet-bombed the Basque town of Guernica in an attempt to support the Spanish dictator, Francisco Franco. The bombing killed as many as 1,600 and wounded hundreds. Eighty percent of the city’s buildings were destroyed. It was one of the first aerial attacks on a …

Guernica marks 80th anniversary of one – The Japan Times

Earlier on Wednesday air raid sirens sounded across Guernica, home to 17,000 people, at the same time that the first planes were spotted over the town 80 years ago. Guernica’s city hall has organized a week of activities to mark the anniversary of the bombing, including conferences on the topic of peace and refugees.