One Teen’s View Of Anarchist Barcelona During The Spanish Civil War

Published June 7, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

Marina Ginèsta Spanish Civil War

In this photo, 17-year-old Marina Ginèsta (of the Juventudes communists or communist youth) presents a vision of Barcelona that’s as uncertain as its politics. In that year, 1937, the Mediterranean city would be embroiled in violence, blood and despair known as May Days, or the times in which factions of the Republican side of the war clashed with one another.

All That's Interesting
Your curiosity knows no bounds. Neither do we.
Close Pop-in
Like History Uncovered On Facebook

Get The Most Interesting Stories From History In Your Feed