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Newcastle foodship crew witness the devastation of Guernica bombing in the Spanish Civil War

This photograph of refugees on the road from Guernica was taken by Norman Ramsey of South Shields shortly after the city was bombed on April 26th 1937. He had arrived on the Newcastle steamer Hamsterley, which had docked in Bilbao… Read more