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The Spanish Civil War and Google Street View

New project blends images from the siege of Madrid with modern-day photographs of the capital

  • The Puerta de Alcalá.
    1The Puerta de Alcalá.
  • Calle Atocha, close to Antón Martín metro station
    2Calle Atocha, close to Antón Martín metro station
  • Calle Mayor in 1937 and the present day
    3Calle Mayor in 1937 and the present day
  • The famous Civil War slogan “They shall not pass” hanging from calle Toledo.
    4The famous Civil War slogan “They shall not pass” hanging from calle Toledo.
  • Calle San Jerónimo, between the Puerta del Sol and the Congress building
    5Calle San Jerónimo, between the Puerta del Sol and the Congress building
  • Corner of Calle Fuencarral and Gran Vía.
    6Corner of Calle Fuencarral and Gran Vía.
  • The Communist Party parade on Calle Génova, close to what is today the central office of the Popular Party
    7The Communist Party parade on Calle Génova, close to what is today the central office of the Popular Party
  • Gran Vía. A hit close to the Telefónica building, then the tallest in Madrid and a landmark for Franco’s gunners
    8Gran Vía. A hit close to the Telefónica building, then the tallest in Madrid and a landmark for Franco’s gunners
  • Gran Vía today and in 1937, running east.
    9Gran Vía today and in 1937, running east.
  • Swastikas on the Gran Vía. Franco supported Hitler until the war turned against Germany.
    10Swastikas on the Gran Vía. Franco supported Hitler until the war turned against Germany.
  • Mortar attack creates havoc on Gran Vía, close to Calle Montera.
    11Mortar attack creates havoc on Gran Vía, close to Calle Montera.
  • Crater shell close to the Prado Museum.
    12Crater shell close to the Prado Museum.
  • Horse and cart on calle Preciados, today a pedestrian shopping street
    13Horse and cart on calle Preciados, today a pedestrian shopping street
  • The Communist Party showing its presence on the Puerta de Alcalá.
    14The Communist Party showing its presence on the Puerta de Alcalá.
  • Preparations for the defense of Madrid in the Puerta del Sol in 1936
    15Preparations for the defense of Madrid in the Puerta del Sol in 1936
  • Republican soldiers give clenched fist salutes in the Puerta del Sol.
    16Republican soldiers give clenched fist salutes in the Puerta del Sol.