Spanish Civil War Postcard 140


Front of postcard (recto). Image of a man holding a rock above his head while standing on top of a map of "Spagna". The man expresses rage and wears a bloody head bandage. The background includes a large devil-like creature emerging from flames above the map. The creature wears glasses and its nails dig into the map. Full text includes "Spagna".
Back of postcard (verso). Image of the back of a postcard. The title is "Serie Cartoline O.M.S. A cura dell' ufficio storico della milizia ". There is a coat of arms in the upper left corner. Full text includes "Serie Cartoline O.M.S. A cura dell' ufficio storico della milizia «Non le sole cinture di ferro spezza il legionario: è Davide che atterra la forza bruta, è la bellezza eterna che abbatte il mostro, la legge che piega l'arbitrio......A. d'A Da pittura di Tafuri - Riproduzione vietata Arti Graf. Boeri Roma - V. Corridoni, 7".


Spanish Civil War Postcard 140


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c. 1936-1938




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