In the early hours of February 7 to 8, 1937, more than 300,000 people fled on foot and in extreme conditions from Malaga to Almeria. That massive exodus was baptized popularly as the ‘Desbandá’. They were thousands of families trying to escape the bombing of the Francoist troops and their Italian and German allies on Malaga. Halfway, in what is now the N-340 road, the fascist camp opened fire by sea, land and air against the mass of unarmed civilians who dared to put their lives to safety. That massacre ..

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