The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic

The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic

This cable car was installed across the Ebro River in early November 1938 in order to enable access to Mora d’Ebre. The bridges had been bombed and destroyed by Franco’s troops and the ingenious contraption hanging from a steel cable was one of two ways available for Republicans to go from one side to another. The camouflage of tree branches disguised the occupant.

This cable car was installed across the Ebro River in early November 1938 in order to enable access to Mora d’Ebre. The bridges had been bombed and destroyed by Franco’s troops and the ingenious contraption hanging from a steel cable was one of two ways available for Republicans to go from one side to another. The camouflage of tree branches disguised the occupant.

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