New atlas of SCW in Catalonia

January 18, 2011
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The English-language edition of El País reports on the publication of a new Atlas of the Civil War in Catalonia, featuring 400 maps with detailed information on the events of 1936-39:

Everything is documented with military precision, down to the road networks, the railroad lines and the cities’ street names. Where does all this information come from, including the disheartening list of 70 high-ranking officials of the Catalan Army who plotted the coup on July 18, and the headquarters where they were stationed? Or the exact formation of the military columns, and even of the civilian columns that sprung up spontaneously with no support from any party? Or the map showing the location of all the banks in the Catalan capital?

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