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75 years since Guernica

In April 1937 the Basque town of Guernica was firebombed during the Spanish Civil War.

In the aftermath of the attacks hundreds of Basque children were sent to Britain to avoid the bombing.

In April 1937 the Basque town of Guernica was firebombed during the Spanish Civil War.

In the aftermath of the attacks thousands of children were sent to Britain to avoid the bombing.

Herminio Martinez was one of those child evacuees.

(this programme was first broadcast last year)

Photo: unknown children on board the liner Habana. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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10 minutes

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Wed 25 Apr 2012 02:50GMT

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  • Tue 24 Apr 2012 08:50GMT
  • Tue 24 Apr 2012 15:50GMT
  • Wed 25 Apr 2012 02:50GMT

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