The British pilot whose actions triggered the Spanish Civil War

The British pilot whose actions triggered the Spanish Civil War

More than 600,000 people lost their lives in the Spanish Civil War. At its end, in April 1939, General Francisco Franco had won, and he ruled the country for the next 36 years. The war has been described as a struggle between democracy and fascism.

In many cases, historic conflicts are triggered by seemingly insignificant people who by their actions manage to leave a huge impact. One…

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