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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of March 1938

Monumento a las Víctimas de los Bombardeos de Barcelona de Marzo de 1938

 
 
Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of March 1938 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 19, 2019
1. Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of March 1938 Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)
En memòria
de les víctimes
dels bombardejos
comesos per l'aviació
feixista italiana,
aliada de l'exèrcit
franquista, al març
de 1938 a barcelona

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(English translation:)

In memoriam of the victims of the March 1938 bombings of Barcelona committed by the fascist Italian Air Force, allied to the Francoist Army.
 
Erected 2018 by Ajuntament de Barcelona, Programes de Memoria.
 
Location. 41° 22.88′ N, 2° 10.095′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Memorial is on Carrer d'Agustí Duran i Sanpere, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carrer d'Agustí Duran i Sanpere, 6, Barcelona, Catalonia 08001, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joaquim Serra i Corominas (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); "La Solidaridad" (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); El Torno / El Torn / The Foundling Wheel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Portaferrissa - La "Porta Ferriça" / Portaferrissa - The Iron Gate

Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of March 1938 Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 19, 2019
2. Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of March 1938 Marker - wide view
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Antoni Clavé i Sanmartí (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Roberto Bolaño Ávalos (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Carles Pi i Sunyer (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Jaume Fuster Birthplace (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bombing of Barcelona (Wikipedia). "The Bombing of Barcelona was a series of Nationalist airstrikes which took place from 16 to 18 March 1938, during the Spanish Civil War. Up to 1,300 people were killed and at least 2,000 wounded." (Submitted on October 2, 2019.) 

2. Barcelona Bombed (YouTube, British Movietone Newsreel, 2 min.). (Submitted on October 2, 2019.)
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
<i>Aerial bombing of Barcelona, 17 March 1938, by the Italian air force</i> image. Click for full size.
Italian Air Force Archive (via Wikipedia), March 17, 1938
3. Aerial bombing of Barcelona, 17 March 1938, by the Italian air force
In this overhead photo of Barcelona, taken by the Italian Air Force while bombing, the memorial site is located roughly where the red oval has been placed.
 

More. Search the internet for Memorial to the Victims of the Bombing of March 1938.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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