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BOMBING OF GUERNICA

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...
Vista aerea de Gernika y Urdaibai

Remembering the Bombing of Guernica, and combining it with a bit of sightseeing on...

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Our always admired newspaper, The Guardian, has published an article penned by Jonathan Lorie in their travel section...

‘Guernica’: heartbreaking scream, symbol of peace, in 1937 and today (play, video, and texts)

Last January, the Sabino Arana Fundazioa held its annual Sabino Arana Prize ceremony, which began in 1989, as the organizers explain, to: "Recognize the merits of the...

Elai-Alai and Eresoinka: A People’s Culture against the Barbarism of Fascism

This article was translated by John R. Bopp We’re in a time of commemorations.  As you might expect, we’re referring to the 80th anniversary of those...
Fotograma del documental sobre una niña vasca de la guerra en Bélgica

The Emotional Stories of the Basque War Children in Belgium (video)

This article was translated by John R. Bopp This entry is the fruit of the help of one of our readers, a friend on this blog’s...
Maria Incera. Una "niña vasca de la guerra" que narra sus vivencias desde Yorkshire

The memoirs of Maria Incera, a Basque war child who lives in Yorkshire

This article was translated by John R. Bopp Her name is Maria Luisa Incera.  She’s from the La Arena neighborhood of Zierbena, on the Biscayne coast,...