Spain. Civil War in Madrid, 1937.  Cuatro Caminos militia women

deathspraises: “ In celebration of International Women’s Day Mujeres Libres Mujeres Libres (in English: “Free Women”) was an anarchist women’s organization in Spain that aimed to empower working class women. It was initiated in 1936 by Lucía Sánchez.

Robert Capa. Mother Nursing Child While Listening to Revolutionary Speaker, Near Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain, 1936.  #GuerraCivilEspañola

Near Badajoz, Extremadura. Late April - early May, Mother and child at a land reform meeting//David Seymour {NOT Capa - this is here as a correction as it shows up so often as by Capa}

Robert Capa, Selected Spanish Civil War images

Robert Capa -- Republican soldiers (anti-Franco fighters) near Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 1936

Murcia, Spain. Refugees from Malaga. By Robert Capa, (February 1937)

Robert Capa 1937 Refugees from Malaga Almeria, Spain

Regreso a Madrid de las obras del Museo del Prado. Camiones con los vagones-capitoné procedentes de Ginebra, a su llegada a la puerta de Velázquez. 9 de septiembre 1939. Archivo Regional de la Comunidad de Madrid. Colección Fotográfica Martín Santos Yubero. Madrid.

Regreso a Madrid de las obras del Museo del Prado. Camiones con los vagones-capitoné procedentes de Ginebra, a su llegada a la puerta de Velázquez. 9 de septiembre 1939. Archivo Regional de la Comunidad de Madrid. Colección Fotográfica Martín Santos Yubero. Madrid.

Spanish Civil War Republican militiamen posing with nun mummy from tombs desecrated at the Convent of the Conception of Toledo, circa 1936-39.  #GuerraCivilEspañola

Spanish Civil War Republican militiamen posing with nun mummy from tombs desecrated at the Convent of the Conception of Toledo, circa

Anarchist Militia women. CNT-FAI. Durruti Column Spanish Civil War

Anarchist Militia women. CNT-FAI. Durruti Column Spanish Civil War

George Orwell as part of the POUM militia in Spain. He is the tallest one in the picture, near the center. His wife Eileen Blair is crouching in front of him.

George Orwell in the spanish civil war, third one from the right.

Robert Capa     Civilians Sheltering from Italian and German Bombing in a Subway Station, Madrid     1936

Robert Capa - Civilians Sheltering from Italian and German Bombing in a Subway Station, Madrid 1936

Brigadistas prisioneiros, homes con ideales e poucas posibilidades.  #GuerraCivilEspañola

Brigadistas prisioneiros, homes con ideales e poucas posibilidades. Cecais o único que era consciente do que lle iba a pasar, sentíase orgulloso é o segundo pola dereita que está sentado, e coa cabeza alta.

Soviet T26. Spain.1936

Three light tanks made in the Soviet Union travel through a field during a battle in Spain, during the Spanish Civil War. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

Refugiados españoles en la carretera de Perpignan a Le Perthus (Francia). Crédito: Getty Images. Perdón...

Refugees from the Spanish Civil War crowd the roads to Perpignan at Le Perthus, France. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images).

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