Today In History- March 28

Today In History- March 28

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Spanish Civil War: Generalissimo Francisco Franco conquers Madrid.

Francisco Franco conquers Madrid in crucial battle.

  • Madrid, Spain

On Mar. 28, 1939,  General Francisco Franco conquered Madrid in one the most decisive actions in the Spanish Civil War.  Victory in the war was proclaimed just days after, when the Republican forces finally surrendered, with harsh reprisals against the former Franco enemies.


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