whole: The poster is double-sided. Both sides have a band of red with a line of yellow type. Below this, is a band of
yellow with red type and below this a red band with yellow type.
text: Side 1: Madrid Es Nuestro. Viva El Ejército 18 Julio 1936. Vivan las Milicias.[Madrid is Ours. Long Live The Army] 18 July 1936.
Long Live The Military Forces]. Side 2: Viva el General Franco. Vivan Las Milicias 18 Julio 1936. Viva nuestra Gloriosa Aviación. [Long
Live General Franco. Long Live Our Military Forces 18 July 1936. Long Live Our Glorious Air Force?]
The 18th July 1936 was the beginning of the Spanish Civil War. On the 19th July General Franco arrived in Cadiz at the
head of the rebel foreign legions.
Item was acquired by the donor's Uncle while he was serving on HMS Repulse in 1938. He records in his log that
while the Repulse was moored in Gibraltar harbour and he was given shore leave and decided to go to into Spain. He and his party met
someone who took them to the Fascist military headquarters in La Linea where they were given these posters.