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The war of the ships ‘Gravina’ and ‘Churruca’ on the Republican side | Culture

On July 17, 1936, the day in which Generals Francisco Franco and Emilio Mola began the uprising against the Government of the Republic, the Spanish Navy broke into two unequal parts. Of its 20,000 men, some 13,000 embarked on ships loyal to the Republic and the rest on Franco’s. Fourteen Republican destroyers, versus one nationalist. […]

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Palma City Council eliminates Admirals Churruca, Gravina and Cervera from the street because of “their fascist origin” | Culture

The mayor of Palma, José Hila, in the center, with other municipal representatives, today Monday in the lobby of the Town Hall.PALMA CITY COUNCIL Cosme Damián Churruca never lowered the flag. He faced each other on the deck of the Saint John Nepomuk six English ships at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805). He died on […]

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