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The Spanish Civil War

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Here are some of the flags that were used by various groups during the Spanish civil war (1931-1939).

Flag of the Spanish Monarchy
File:Flag of Spain (1785-1873 and 1875-1931).svg
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Flag of the Second Spanish Republic File:Flag of the Second Spanish Republic.png
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Flag of Francoist Spain
Franco Spanish Flag
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Flags of Spanish Republican Forces

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Leftist flags:

Flag of the Confederacion Nacional de Trabajo
File:Bandera CNT-AIT.svg
courtesy of Bandera CNT-AIT.png

Flag of the International Brigades
File:Flag of the International Brigades.svg
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Flag of the Hungarian International Brigades
File:International brigades hungary flag.svg
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Of course, Franco and the Fascist right-wing won, but it’s interesting to note that Spain’s flag under Franco was very similar to the flag Spain had under the monarchy.