×
Create a new article
Write your page title here:
We currently have 202 articles on Polandball Wiki. Type your article name above or create one of the articles listed here!



    Polandball Wiki

    Spanish Civil War was war between Second Spanish Republicball, the dominate government of Spain, and Francoist Spainball for control over Spain and the future of the country. The war occurred during the Interwar period, but it dragged in major powers such as Soviet Unionball and Nazi Germanyball among others and the war would be a foreshadow for things to come for the rest of Europe in World War II.

    History

    The Second Spanish Republic was established in 1931 in the aftermath of social unease and increased opposition to the monarchy from failed policies, support for liberal policies, and the failed war of attrition against Moroccoball. The republic sought to create a modern, secular democratic republic for all of Spain, but the reforms were slow and slowed down even more as a result of the Great Depression. Right wingers got into power briefly, but they were defeated by the Popular Front, a coalition of leftist political parties and elements in Spain and these elements formed their own government known as Nationalist Spain and in 1936, the civil war began after an attempted coup by the Nationalists failed against the Republican government.

    The Republican faction varied from supporters of the Liberal Democracy in Spain to Anarchists and Communists who were opposed to it but hated Fascism more, uniting them with Liberals and moderates in their hatred of Fascism.

    The Nationalist faction was mostly composed of important army officers, landowners and many businessman, including Fascist-oriented parties like the Falange.

    In 1934, there was a widespread labor conflict and a bloody uprising by the miners in File:Asturiaball-icon.png Asturiaball, and it was suppressed by the Spainish troops led by General Fransico Franco. Then, following the election in Feburary 16, 1936, a series of governmental crisis had culminated, which brought to power a Popular Front government supported by the left-wing parties and was opposed by the right-wing parties and those who hold a neutral standpoint.

    A well planned military uprising began on July 17,1936, in garrison towns throughout Second Spanish Republic's clay. By July 21, the Nationalists had achieve total control over File:Spanish morocco-icon.png Spanish Moroccoball, File:Canary islandsball-icon.png Canary Islandsball, and most of the File:Balearic Islandsball-icon.png Balearic Islandsball, and the part of File:Spainball-icon.png Spainball north of the Guadarrama mountaind and the Ebro river, except for File:Asturiaball-icon.png Asturiaball, Basqueball, Santanderball, and Cataloniaball.

    The republican forces managed to put down the uprising in other areas, except for some of the larger cities in Andalusiaball, including Sevillaball, File:Granada-icon.png Granadaball, and Cordobaball.

    The Nationalists and the Republicans proceeded to organize their acquired territories and began to supress the opposing forces within. The Republican violence occured mostly in the early stages of the war before the rule of the law was restored in Repbulican controlled territories, but the Nationalists remains a "rule of terror" over their territories throughout the entire war.

    The leadership of the Nationalists was gradually assumed by General Franco, leading forces he had brought from Moroccoball. On October 1, 1936, he was named the head of state of the Nationalist Spainball and set up a government in File:Burgos-icon.png Burgosball. In September 1936, the socialist leader Fransico Largo Caballero was named as the head of state of the Republican government. Then, in 1937, he was followed by another socialist leader, Juan Negrin, who remained premier through the rest of the civil war.

    Both the Nationalist and the Republicans, seeing themselves too weak to win a quick victory, began to seek help from abroad. Nazi Germanyball, Italyball send their troops, tanks and planes to aid Nationalist Spainball. The Soviet Unionball gave equipments and supplies to Republican Spainball, and Franceball also supported the Repblicans, but faced internal opposition. In August 1936, Franceball, UKball, Soviet Unionball, Nazi Germanyball and Italyball signed a nonintervention agreement, but was basically ignored by the Soviets, Germans , and Italians.

    By Novermber 1936, the Nationalists had adavnced into Madridball and placed it under siege, but the Nationalist forces weren't able to get beyond to University City area. In summer 1937, the Nationalists cpatured Basqueball and File:Asturia-icon.png Asturiaball, so that they had full control over the northern coast of Spainball by October. Then, in April 1938, the Nationalists reached the Mediterranean coast and split the Second Spanish Republicball's clay into two seperate small clays. In December 1938, they marched north into Cataloniaball, forcing the Republicans to move towards Franceball. By Feburary 1939, 250,000 Republican soliders and equal numbers of civillians fled into Franceball, and the Republican government flew to exile in Franceball on March 5. On March 7, a mini civil war has broken out between the communist and the anti-communist factions. On March 28,1939 all the Repulican forces surrendered and the Nationlists entered Madrid, which signals the complete victory of Nationalist Spain.

    Combatants

    Nationalist Faction

    Supported by:

    Republican Faction

    Supported by:

    Gallery


    VE
    ⚔ War, war never changes... ⚔
    Ancient and Old Wars (4000 BCE-1870)
    Ancient/Classical (3000 BCE-500 CE) Trojan WarWars of Alexander the GreatPunic WarsHan-Xiongnu WarThree Kingdoms PeriodSack of Rome
    Medieval (500 CE-1500) Early Muslim ConquestsNorman Conquest of EnglandCrusadesMongol InvasionFall of ConstantinopleWar of the BucketHundred Years WarGenpei War
    Early modern (1500-1870) American Indian WarsThree Hundred and Thirty Five Years' WarSeven Years WarAmerican Revolutionary WarNapoleonic WarsUruguayan Civil WarWar of 1812Opium WarsAmerican Civil WarAustro-Prussian WarFrench intervention in MexicoTexas RevolutionMexican-American WarParaguayan War
    Contemporary (1870-2024)
    Pre-World War I Era (1870-1914) Franco-Prussian WarBoxer RebellionBoer WarsWar of the PacificThe Congo GenocideAnglo-Zanzibar WarSpanish-American WarRusso-Japanese WarBalkan Wars
    World Wars and the Interwar Period (1914-1945) World War IArmenian GenocideRussian RevolutionRussian Civil WarIrish War of IndependencePolish-Czechoslovak WarChaco WarEmu WarSpanish Civil WarWinter WarTurkish War of IndependenceWorld War II
    Cold War (1945-1991) Indo-Pakistani WarsInternal conflict in MyanmarChinese Civil WarArab–Israeli conflictKorean WarCuban RevolutionTaiwan Strait CrisisXinjiang ConflictVietnam WarCuban Missile CrisisFootball WarSix-Day WarEthiopian Civil WarAngolan Civil WarThe TroublesOgaden WarKurdish-Turkish ConflictIran-Saudi Arabia proxy conflictWestern Sahara conflictSoviet-Afghan WarFalklands WarIssaq GenocideGulf War
    Post-Cold War (1991-2024) Yugoslav WarsFirst Congo WarSecond Congo WarAfghan WarWar on TerrorIraq WarBoko Haram insurgencyArab Spring (Syrian Civil War) • Crisis in VenezuelaWar in Iraq (2013-2017)War in DonbassYemeni Civil War (2015-present)Nicaragua Protests (2018-present)Tigray Military Intervention2020-2021 Belarusian protests2021 Russian Protests2021 Myanmar protests2021 Greek protests2020 Artsakh War2022 Russian invasion of UkraineLachin Blockade (2022-present)2023 Israel–Hamas war
    Related templates
    VE
    Axis Powers - Removings Commies und der Alliierte, 1942 Best Year Ever!
    Tripartite Pact Nazi Germanyball Empire of Japanball Kingdom of Italyball (until 1943)
    Affiliate states Kingdom of Romaniaball Kingdom of Hungaryball Kingdom of Bulgariaball Thailandball Kingdom of Yugoslaviaball (2 days only)
    Co-belligerent states Finlandball Kingdom of Iraqball Soviet Unionball (Invasion of Poland only)
    Tianjin Concession () Tianjin Concessionsball Empire of Japanball Kingdom of Italyball (Until 1943)
    Sieg Heil Mein Führer! Drittes Reich Über Alles!!!
    Occupied territories Nazi Estoniaball Nazi Latviaball Nazi Lithuaniaball Nazi Norwayball General Governmentball Government of National Unityball Ukrainian National Committeeball Belarusian Central Councilball Lokotball Nazi Russiaball Nazi Netherlandsball Nazi Belgium and Northern Franceball Montenegroball (1941-1944) Serbiaball (1941-1944)
    Client and Puppet states Italian Social Republicball Albanian Kingdomball Independent State of Croatiaball Vichy Franceball First Slovak Republicball Greeceball (1941-1944) Quisling regimeball
    Gloriosu Nippon Stronk! 天皇陛下万歳!!!
    Client and Puppet states State of Burmaball Kingdom of Kampucheaball Provisional Government of Republic of Chinaball Reformed Government of the Republic of Chinaball East Hebeiball Great Wayball Azad Hindball Japanese Laosball Mengjiangball Manchukuoball Republic of Nanjingball Second Philippine Republicball Empire of Vietnamball Japanese Taiwanball Japanese KoreaballYamato Yukiharaball Tianjin Concessionsball
    TRAITOR! Pizza "Empire" of Italy
    Puppet and Client states Albanian Kingdomball Monacoball Principality of the Pindusball First Slovak Republicball Independent State of Croatiaball Greeceball (1941-1944) Fascist San Marinoball • Tianjin Concessionsball Italian East Africaball Italian Dalmatiaball Italian governorate of Montenegroball

    zh:西班牙内战

    1. Template:Cite web
    2. Thomas (1961). p. 491.
    3. The Nationalist Army
    4. Thomas (1961). p. 488.
    5. Template:Cite book
    6. Manuel Álvaro Dueñas, 2009, p. 126.

    Cite error: <ref> tags exist for a group named "note", but no corresponding <references group="note"/> tag was found
    Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.

    Recent changes

  • Jupyramid • 1 hour ago
  • Matthewthegamer910 • 2 hours ago
  • Matthewthegamer910 • 2 hours ago
  • Matthewthegamer910 • 2 hours ago
  • Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.