El PRONUNCIAMIENTO: The RAISE Of Francisco FRANCO'S Dictatorship

Living Through History

Feb 5 2024 • 9 mins

A climate of violence, ambushes, and nighttime killings. And a final proclamation that leaves no room for interpretation but decrees only open conflict. On the morning of July 17, 1936, a plane lands in Melilla, on board is a high-ranking Spanish army officer arriving from the Canary Islands. His task is to address the troops that have just risen and plan the initial moves to overthrow the legitimate government in power. It is the beginning of a dark period for Spain, the day when the generals' coup marks the start of the civil war.

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Script: Federico Bettuzzi
Production: Giovanni Zorzi