This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Battle of Jarama

Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

No neighbouring locations available

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

🔎
Battlefield
Location type: Battlefield
Location address: España, Madrid
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by wikipedia.org | Reference Garrapata | © CC 3.0
Made by wikipedia.org | Reference Wikipedia.org | © CC 3.0

The Battle of Jarama (February 6–27, 1937) was an attempt by General Franco’s Nationalists to dislodge the Republican lines along the river Jarama, just east of Madrid, during the Spanish Civil War. Elite Spanish Legionnaires and Moroccan Regulares from the Army of Africa forced back the Republican Army of the Centre, including the International Brigades, but after days of fierce fighting no breakthrough was achieved. Republican counterattacks along the captured ground likewise failed, resulting in heavy casualties to both sides:

Classify this POI
Link to route

More information

Comments

Add comment