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The Bombing of Jaén was an aerial attack on the city of Jaén on 1 April 1937, during the Spanish Civil War, by the Condor Legion of National Socialist Germany, who fought for the rebels. The bombing of was ordered by the General Queipo de Llano, as retaliation for a republican air raid on the city of Córdoba.

Z3 Max Schulz Destroyer
Commissioned 8 April 1937

F8 Escort
Commissioned 8 April 1937

On 26 April 1937, Bombing of Guernica in Spain by the Condor Legion of the National Socialists German Luftwaffe in support of the Francoists. Three quarters of the town is destroyed and hundreds killed.

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The Second Great War.
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