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Guernica, Pablo Picasso. Completed 1937. “The raid on Guernica is unparalleled in military history. Guernica was not a military objective. A factory producing war material lay outside the town and was untouched. The object of the bombardment was seemingly the demoralization of the civil population and the destruction of the cradle of the Basque race.” – George L. Steer, The Times

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Marina Ginesta, a 17-year-old communist, overlooking Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War, 1936. By Hans Gutmann

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Desecrating the Temple: The challenge to literalists

69-71- The Romans have long allowed Jews greater religious freedom than other conquered groups, but after a major Jewish rebellion this year, Roman troops destroy the Temple of Jerusalem & replace it with a Roman one.

Trotsky, Leon | ˈtrɑtski | 1879–1940 | Russian revolutionary | born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein | He helped to organize the October Revolution with Lenin and built up the Red Army | Expelled from the party by Stalin in 1927, he was exiled in 1929 | He settled in Mexico in 1937, where he was later murdered by a Stalinist assassin.

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German General, Anton Dostler being tied to a stake before his execution by firing squad. Italy, 1945.