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Historical place
Location type: Historical place
Number of texts: 1
4 stars
Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

During the Spanish Civil War, a trench war was fought east of Zaragoza. There was severe shortage of ammunition and there was a lot of shouting to each other rather than shooting. Writer Geert Mak tells in his book ‘Europe’ that the two sites tried to outdo one another with shouting the name of the food and dishes that they were supposed to receive. ‘Butter on toast, “cried one, although both sides never got any good or rich food.

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