Panel explicativo del Sendero de los Prisioneros.

Locally in the Campo de Gibraltar area, the Foro por la Memoria has written to the president of the Junta de Andalucía calling for him to sign the approval for buildings and roads constructed under Franco’s Strait of Gibraltar Fortification Plan to be declared a Historical Memory Site. They wereSeguir leyendo…

Obras de restauración de la fachada de la ermita de la Sauceda.

Works to repair and restore part of the church at La Sauceda have now been completed. This rural community 25 kilometres from Jimena de la Frontera has become well-known because German and Italian planes were used for the first time to bombard the population on 1st October 1936, in whatSeguir leyendo…

La Voz de la Memoria in english.

In the news this episode, podcasts of talks in our conference cycle, La Voz de la Memoria on local radio, preparations for more exhumations at Jimena de la Frontera cemetery, the Spanish government plans to return works of art to their rightful owners, and a gold and diamond dagger giftedSeguir leyendo…

The José Luis Díez in port before the events related in this article took place.

The name José Luis Díez will be familiar to those with a knowledge of Gibraltar’s history, but less so elsewhere. This Republican ship, which could be described as ‘lucky’ or ‘ill-fated’, depending on one’s point of view, caused diplomatic ructions with the Gibraltarian and British authorities after seeking refuge onSeguir leyendo…

Alumnos del instituto Kursaal de Algeciras, en la Casa de la Memoria.

Reflections From My Desk, by Debbie Eade We have a visitors’ book at the Casa de la Memoria La Sauceda. Very occasionally, someone will leave a comment such as ‘why don’t you tell the whole story of the Civil War? Both sides killed people’. And I’m sorry that they haven’tSeguir leyendo…

Love And Revolutionary Greetings. An Ohio Boy In The Spanish Civil War.

When Laurie Levinger opened a box of old papers given to her by her father years earlier, she discovered letters and poems written by her uncle while he was fighting with the International Brigades. She has written a book about him, called Love and Revolutionary Greetings; An Ohio Boy inSeguir leyendo…