70th Anniversary of Spanish Exile, 1939-2009

On May 6th and 7th, the Association of Descendants of Exile marked the 70th anniversary of Spanish exile by holding three events:

May 6th – 1. Testimonies of those Spaniards who defended liberty in Europe and suffered in Nazi concentration camps. (May 5th marks the 64th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Mauthausen).

May 7th – 2. Tribute to the combatants of the International Brigades in Spain, to the Russian volunteers, and to the Spanish dead who died for the defense of liberty in Europe. This event was held in Fuencarral Cemetery. See images from this event below.

3. Act of recognition of the deported Spanish Republicans.

For more information on these events, visit http://www.exiliados.org/entrada/70_Aniversario_Exilio.html on the official site of the Association of Descendants of Exile.

For a related story in El PaĆ­s, click here

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