Nationalist victory. Republicans loyal to the left -leaning Popular Front government of the Second Spanish Republic , in alliance with anarchists , of the communist and syndicalist variety, fought against a revolt by the Nationalists , an alliance of Falangists , monarchists , conservatives and traditionalists , led by a military group among whom General Francisco Franco soon achieved a preponderant role. Due to the international political climate at the time, the war had many facets and was variously viewed as class struggle , a war of religion , a struggle between dictatorship and republican democracy , between revolution and counterrevolution , and between fascism and communism. This left Spain militarily and politically divided.
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Famous Writers that Participated in the Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War [nb 2] was fought from 17 July to 1 April between the Republicans, who were loyal to the established Spanish Republic , and the Nationalists , a rebel group led by General Francisco Franco. The Nationalists prevailed, and Franco ruled Spain for the next 36 years, from until his death in The rebel coup was supported by a number of conservative groups, including the Spanish Confederation of the Autonomous Right , [nb 3] monarchists such as the religious conservative Carlists , and the Fascist Falange. Spain was thus left militarily and politically divided. The Nationalists, now led by General Francisco Franco , and the Republican government fought it out for the control of the country. The Nationalist forces received munitions and soldiers from Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy , while the Soviet Union and Mexico intervened in support of the "Loyalist", or "Republican", side.
The Last Great Cause — that was how contemporary intellectuals and writers described the cause of Republican Spain as Europe was engulfed by fascism and war in the s. The Spanish Civil War was a vicious, ideological conflict fought between the Republicans, or Loyalists, defending the government of the Spanish Republic, and the Nationalists, or Rebels, of General Franco seeking to overthrow the left-wing regime. He would be the last of s dictators left standing, ruling Spain until his death in
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