Republican Militiamen Take Aim at Religious Monument, Cerro de los Angeles, Aug 1936

"Execution" of the Sacred Heart of Jesus by Communist militiamen. The photograph in the London Daily Mail had the caption "Spanish Reds' war on religion".

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2015-02-18

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This photograph purports to show Republican militiamen shooting at the statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at Cerro de los Ángeles near Madrid, Spain during the Spanish Civil War. The photograph was given wide distribution by the Nationalists during the war. The image is being used exclusively for non-profit, educational purposes. The release of this image under Fair Use is in the public interest, due to its iconic and irreplaceable nature.


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