Destruction of History

September 3, 2020
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Edward Muscala’s hastily scrawled graffiti on the wall of the Hermitage of San Gregoria de Aguaviva during the battle of Teruel was preserved by the town.  Ann Marti first reported on the inscription in her article In the Footsteps of the Lincoln-Battalion.  This relic of the war was recently spray painted by vandals. Town officials indicated they would “file a complaint with the Civil Guard to try to clarify these facts that constitute an attack on the heritage and the history of the town.”

 

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