The bombing of Guernica

It was one of the worst atrocities of the Spanish Civil War.

German bombers, backing Franco's fascist forces, virtually destroyed the Basque town.

Hear first-hand accounts of the bombing from the BBC archives.

(Photo: A copy of Picasso's mural, in the town of Guernica itself)

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10 minutes

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Sun 1 May 2011 14:50 GMT

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