APRIL 26, 1937:  Guernica in Spain was bombed  during the Spanish Civil War by the German Luftwaffe.   image:  Bundesarchiv Bild 183-H25224, Guernica, Ruinen.jpg

APRIL 26, 1937: Guernica in Spain was bombed during the Spanish Civil War by the German Luftwaffe. image: Bundesarchiv Bild 183-H25224, Guernica, Ruinen.jpg

The German bombers appeared in the skies over Guernica in the late afternoon of April 26, 1937 and immediately transformed the sleepy Spanish market town into an everlasting symbol of the atrocity of war. Unbeknownst to the residents of Guernica, they had been slated by their attackers to become guinea pigs in an experiment designed to determine just what it would take to bomb a city into oblivion.

The German bombers appeared in the skies over Guernica in the late afternoon of April 26, 1937 and immediately transformed the sleepy Spanish market town into an everlasting symbol of the atrocity of war. Unbeknownst to the residents of Guernica, they had been slated by their attackers to become guinea pigs in an experiment designed to determine just what it would take to bomb a city into oblivion.

Guernica es la parte norte de Alemania. Fue el 26 de abril de 1937

Guernica es la parte norte de Alemania. Fue el 26 de abril de 1937

Say PEACE in all languages! #how #to #say #car #in #spanish http://connecticut.nef2.com/say-peace-in-all-languages-how-to-say-car-in-spanish/  # fdc/pace/guernica2.jpg” />An image of pain and brutality depicts the fascist bombing of the town Guernica in Spain: Pablo Picasso, 1937. Pace سلام שלום Hasîtî शान्ति Barış 和平 МирEnglish:Say Peace in all languages! The people of the world prefer peace to war and they deserve to have it. Bombs are not needed to solve international problems when they…

Say PEACE in all languages! #how #to #say #car #in #spanish http://connecticut.nef2.com/say-peace-in-all-languages-how-to-say-car-in-spanish/ # fdc/pace/guernica2.jpg” />An image of pain and brutality depicts the fascist bombing of the town Guernica in Spain: Pablo Picasso, 1937. Pace سلام שלום Hasîtî शान्ति Barış 和平 МирEnglish:Say Peace in all languages! The people of the world prefer peace to war and they deserve to have it. Bombs are not needed to solve international problems when they…

The Luftwaffe’s Trial Run – 1937 Bombing of Guernica

The Luftwaffe’s Trial Run – 1937 Bombing of Guernica

Is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Gernica (April 26, 1937) was an aerial attack on the Basque town of Guernica, Spain, causing widespread destruction and civilian deaths, during the Spanish Civil War. The raid by planes of the German Luftwaffe "Condor Legion" and the Italian Fascist Aviazione Legionaria was called Operation Rügen. Picasso's Guernica reminds us every day

Is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Gernica (April 26, 1937) was an aerial attack on the Basque town of Guernica, Spain, causing widespread destruction and civilian deaths, during the Spanish Civil War. The raid by planes of the German Luftwaffe "Condor Legion" and the Italian Fascist Aviazione Legionaria was called Operation Rügen. Picasso's Guernica reminds us every day

▶ BBC Power of Art - Picasso - The bombing of Guernica (26 April 1937) - YouTube

▶ BBC Power of Art - Picasso - The bombing of Guernica (26 April 1937) - YouTube

Guernica 1937 after the bombardment  inspired Picasso.  Before the bombing of Guernica took place, Picasso never cared much for anything that had to do with politics. Once Picasso heard the news, he changed his commissioned work for Spain into a reflection of the massacre.

Guernica 1937 after the bombardment inspired Picasso. Before the bombing of Guernica took place, Picasso never cared much for anything that had to do with politics. Once Picasso heard the news, he changed his commissioned work for Spain into a reflection of the massacre.

Spanish painter Pablo Picasso in front of his painting "Guernica", at its unveiling at the Spanish Pavilion of the International World Fair held six weeks after the aerial bombing of the Basque village of Guernica., 1937  by David Seymour

Spanish painter Pablo Picasso in front of his painting "Guernica", at its unveiling at the Spanish Pavilion of the International World Fair held six weeks after the aerial bombing of the Basque village of Guernica., 1937 by David Seymour

A forensic deconstruction of the horrifyingly systematic bombing of #Guernica by Xabier Irujo #LenCrome

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A forensic deconstruction of the horrifyingly systematic bombing of #Guernica by Xabier Irujo #LenCrome

Project was to reconstruct the guernica with a new medium .Paper sculpture was the medium I choose to depict the great painting by Pablo Picasso .It was done by him to make the world aware of the bombing of guernica, a Basque country in northern part of s…

Project was to reconstruct the guernica with a new medium .Paper sculpture was the medium I choose to depict the great painting by Pablo Picasso .It was done by him to make the world aware of the bombing of guernica, a Basque country in northern part of s…

Ani, a 12-year-old Basque girl, and Mathias, a 14-year-old German Jew, become friends and then spies in the weeks leading up to the bombing of Guernica in April 1937.

Ani, a 12-year-old Basque girl, and Mathias, a 14-year-old German Jew, become friends and then spies in the weeks leading up to the bombing of Guernica in April 1937.

Pablo Picasso works on ‘Guernica’, commissioned by the Spanish Republicans in 1937 after the aerial bombing of Guernica by the Nationalists, Luftwaffe, and Italian Aviazione Legionaria. Because a majority of Guernica’s men were away fighting, the...

Pablo Picasso works on ‘Guernica’, commissioned by the Spanish Republicans in 1937 after the aerial bombing of Guernica by the Nationalists, Luftwaffe, and Italian Aviazione Legionaria. Because a majority of Guernica’s men were away fighting, the...

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