Spanish Civil War Postcard 104


Front of postcard (recto). Image of two dead cartoon soldiers and an angel. The angel is approaching the bodies with a wreath extended. The angel wears a red hat and a red, yellow, and purple dress. On the upper left corner there is a circle labeled "Capitan D.Fermin Galán" with a portrait of a man. On the upper right corner, there is a circle labeled "Capitan D. Angel Garcia Hernandez" with a portrait of a man. The background shows rocks, mountains, and snow on the ground. On the right side, there is a black silhouette of soldiers standing. Full text includes "Capitan D.Fermin Galán Capitan D. Angel Garcia Hernandez".
Back of postcard (verso). Image of a page with text. Full text includes "Proclamación de la República Número 9 - Colección compuesta de 30 dibujos Ya en el polvorín de Fornillos, y ultimados todos los preparativos, los dos compañeros pidieron permiso para abrazarse por última vez, siendo este abrazo indescriptible de emoción. Sin vacilar fueron luego, con paso enérgico, a colocarse frente a los piquetes, sin permitir que se les vendaran los ojos, y a las tres y diez minuto-dieron la voz de fuego los oficiales cas yendo segadas por la metralla las vida-de dos jóvenes cuyos nombres irán grabados en letras de oro en la historia de España."


Spanish Civil War Postcard 104


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c. 1936-1938




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