Shouts fascist war cry

Here’s an article from the May 28 1936 edition of the Toronto Daily Star about a Spanish fascist party leader who was about to be sent to jail.

José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903-1936) was eventually accused of conspiracy and military rebellion against the Spanish Republican government after the Spanish Civil War broke out. He was executed in November 1936, or more or less after the prison sentence mentioned in the article had expired.

The Spanish Republican government was defeated in the Spanish Civil War, with General Francisco Franco taking over as leader on April 1 1939. Many pro-Franco Spaniards regarded Primo de Rivera as a martyr, and he was posthumously granted the title of Duke of Primo de Rivera in 1948.

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