13 Dec 1936
  • With the frontal attack on Madrid, Spain having failed, the Spanish Nationalist forces attempted to tighten their siege by cutting off the capital from the rest of Republican Spain. Jos? Varela launched an offensive to cut the Corunna Road which ran for 25 miles north of Madrid. ww2dbase [The Spanish Civil War | AC]

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