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1942: Lehendakari Aguirre honored throughout the Americas as a leader of...

Recibimiento al Lehendakari Aguirre en Lima durante su gira americana de 1942. FONDO EDITORIAL REVISTA OIGA
Three years ago, at this time, we dedicated an article to remembering the tour Lehendakari Aguirre made to most Latin American countries in 1942. ...

Aguirre. Reading and reflections about the New World republics from...

Aguirre y Persson con sus familias, en Göteborg, en junio de 1941 © Sabino Arana Fundazioa
Andoni Ortuzar analyzes Lehendakari Aguirre's readings while hiding from the Gestapo in Europe and his thoughts on the republics of the New World

Father Arrupe in the Bombing of Hiroshima and the Basque who...

El Padre Arrupe en Japon
76 years ago, the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, where Basque Jesuit priest Pedro Arrupe was

Hemingway and the Basques he chased Nazi subs with in Cuba...

BBC Mundo tells the war story of Ernest Hemingway and a group of Basques fighting Nazis and fascists in Cuba during the Second World War

Robert Iribarne, the Basque pilot who fought the Nazis in the...

Robert Iribarne en el Frente Oriental ante su Yak-3
Baskulture nos recuerda la historia de Robert iribarren el piloto vasco de Baiona que murio en en Frente oriental luchando contra el nazismo

On Flavio Ajuriaguerra on the 75th anniversary of his death, or...

Flavio Ajuriaguerra visitando en la carcel a su hermano Juan Ajuriaguerra
On the 75th anniversary of the death of Flavio Ajuriaguerra, we've had the opportunity to publish some thoughts to share in Deia about this...

Jiří Popper, the young Jew killed at Auschwitz wearing a Real Sociedad...

El joven checoslovaco de etnia judía Jiri Popper con un pin del escudo de la Real Sociedad de San Sebastián. (Holocaust.cz)
Yesterday, as every day, the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum shared a photo on Twitter of one of the people killed at that concentration and...

1945—2020. Against totalitarianism: Gora Euzkadi Azkatuta!

De Gaulle saluda militarmente a la ikurriña tras la batalla de Point de Grave  abril 1945
Five years ago, on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Point de Grave, we wrote an article to remember what the members of...

“The Basque Club” of London: a 1945 Newsreel from British Pathé

Fiesta del Basque Club de Londres  1945
Before televisions invaded our homes, news was spread via newsreels, when cinema-goers were shown the news before the film, thereby getting a window into...

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

Herminio Martínez en The Guernica Children do remember
Our regular readers will have had the opportunity to discover many reports on our blog about the Basque Children of '37 Association, a group...