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BOMBING OF GUERNICA

Gernika 1937 tras el bombardeo

85th anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica: verifications and one surprise

On the 85th anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica, we check that totalitarianism's techniques are still alive, and the day surprises us with a condemnation
Masacre de civiles ucranianos Bucha

Basque Country 1937–Ukraine 2022: Totalitarianism has not stopped killing, or lying

President Zelenskiy has compared what has been happening in some Ukrainian cities with what happened in Guernica: the massacre of civilians by occupying troops
Juramento del Lehendakari Aguirre Foto: Sabino Arana Fundazioa)

Oct. 7, 1936, when Lehendakari Aguirre’s oath changed the history of the Basques

On October 7, 1936, José Antonio Aguirre swore the oath of the Lehendakari of the Basque Government, kicking off a new era in our country

‘Guernica’ stamps: when they were banned, and the “apocryphal” Spanish version

The story of three stamps showing Picasso's 'Guernica', one of them "apocryphal", in the month marking the 40th anniversary of the painting's arrival in Madrid

84th anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica, and it is essential to remember it,...

On the anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica, we bring you the website the Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno has published about the event
Edith Pretty  retrato del British Museum

The Basque connection with Edith Pretty that’s not told in Netflix’s “The Dig”

The Basque Children of '37 Association shares with us the story of Edith Pretty, the protagonist of the Netflix film "The Dig", and a hero of the Basque war children in the UK

Can thickheadedness offend the memory of those murdered in the Bombing of Guernica? Yes

On March 20, we came across the ignominious article published on the The Aviation Geek Club website, where Italian Dario Leone, the site's founder...
Herminio Martínez en The Guernica Children do remember

In homage to Herminio Martínez and all the War Children: a documentary on their...

Our regular readers will have had the opportunity to discover many reports on our blog about the Basque Children of '37 Association, a group...
Tres vascos supervivientes de la guerra, cuentas su experiencia en Euronews

“I Will Never Forgive Them”: Euronews Interviews Three Basques who Lived Through the Francoist...

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War, Euronews has just published a video by Aurora Vélez on their website about three...
George Steer en el aeródromo de East London el 2 de noviembre de 1938

110th anniversary of the birth of George L. Steer, the journalist we Basques owe...

We found out thanks to the Twitter account of the Basque Children of '37 Association, a British association that safeguards and dutifully shares the...
Tapiz del «Guernica» expuesto en la ONU

Guernica wasn’t destroyed by the “Republicans” or the “Nationalists”, it was destroyed by the...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, has explained in a press conference that this weekend,...

April 26: the Bombing of Guernica: Against the Lies, More Truth. (And the Sorozabal...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Today is April 26, the day we remember when, in 1937, the world could see, more clearly than...
"el Árbol" de Lino Bolaños Baldassari grabada bajo el Árbol de Gernika

The song by a Peruvian singer-songwriter that we recorded under the Tree of Gernika

This article was translated by John R. Bopp We've had the chance to talk a lot lately about the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Aranzazu of Lima,...
Entrada de las tropas rebeldes en Bilbao y su "recibimiento"

Gernika, the occupation of Bilbao, the Exile, and the 21st Century Refugees: a look...

  This article was translated by John R. Bopp We’ve been sitting on this story for a while.  It’s about an article by Julian Zabalbeascoa, from Los...
El Backworth. El buque que eligió the Spanish Relief Fund (creada en Gran Bretaña para proporcionar ayuda humanitaria) para enviar alimentos y suministros médicos a Bilbao.

The British sailors who broke the Francoist blockade on Bilbao

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Our fourth article in a series dedicated to publications in the Tyne & Wear Museum’s blog about the...
Bombardeo de Gernika (Foto- Fundación Museo de la Paz de Gernika)

The 80th anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica in the international press

This article was translated by John R. Bopp As we prefer to do when, because of the importance of the topic and volume of information we’ve...
Aldaxka Logo

Memory, Presence, and History: a exposition in Uruguay regarding “Guernica 80 years”

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Aldaxka Kultur Biltzarra, between the 24th and 29th of this month, has organized a series of activities around...
George Steer en el aeródromo de East London el 2 de noviembre de 1938

George L. Steer: a chronicle about the journalist who told the world about the...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Today, on the 80th anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica, we’re paying tribute to the journalist who most...
fotograma del documental Elai-alai donde se pueden ver los resultados del Bombardeo de Gernika (1938)

Eighty Years after Guernica: against the lies, more truth

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Since About Basque Country has existed, we’ve paid very special attention to the tragic events the Basques lived...
In Trümmern: Guernica, nach dem Bombardement 1937. Foto: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

“The Basques themselves burned Guernica”  An interesting analysis by the Swiss press after the...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp An article published on the History Reloaded blog hosted by Swiss newspaper Basler Zeitung struck us as extremely...