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The Painful Past of Spanish Civil War Refugees in France, 80 Years On

March 9, 2019
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The Painful Past of Spanish Civil War Refugees in France, 80 Years On

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on France24 and is reprinted here with the author’s permission. Nearly half a million Spaniards crossed the border into France after Barcelona fell to General Francisco Franco 80 years ago. Many were detained in makeshift internment camps during a dark chapter of French history that has been all but forgotten....
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