Ruinas de la Iglesia de san Martín, vista posterior, en el Pueblo Viejo de Belchite
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Dimensions:5150 x 3427 px | 43.6 x 29 cm | 17.2 x 11.4 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:13 July 2010
Location:Pueblo Viejo de Belchite, Belchite, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain, Europe
The Battle of Belchite established between government forces and the Republican Fascist revolt in Saragossa try to recover by the republican army and stop the advance of Franco during the Spanish Civil War.Republican forces composed by 80,000 foot soldiers (include the XI and XV International Brigades), 105 tanks and 90 aircraft Polikarpov I-16 (fly) and Polikarpov I-15 (shark) were fighting to stop Belchite bag, consisting of 7,000 infantry Franco firmly entrenched in the main buildings of the village, which finally fell on 27 September 1937, but having given enough time to bring reinforcements to the insurgents to stop The Zaragoza offensive.