“We are uniting to fight, to mobilize the Spanish people in the defense of its very life, to radically extirpate the foreign domination from the soil of Spain…”//“Franco in Power is the death of Spain…” This is a wartime call to Spaniards to honor their fatherland and overthrow the Nazis and Franco..."
The Spanish Secret (Underground) Newspaper “Reconquest" (1943). from the estate of the Associated Press reporter in Spain during the Revolution, Alexander Uhl.
Title: The Spanish Secret (Underground) Newspaper “Reconquest of Spain”, which is being Printed in Madrid, Has Arrived in Algiers and Publishes an Appeal of the Supreme Council of the National Union, Which Has Just been Received in Mexico.
Year: 21 December 1943. Binding: none. 5 leaves, stapled at upper left. Very restricted mimeographic run. Approximately 1500 words, double-spaced. Conservative condition grade: a solid, and retrospective GOOD (say, a conservative 6 on a 1-10 scale (ten being Mint)). The paper is browning and becoming brittle at the edges, but, considering the format of reproduction, this document has survived in better-than-average condition compared to other similar materials in my experience. There are several dozen corrections/additions in Uhl’s hand. $700.00
Some examples of the Content (very powerful, persuasive, patriotic, stirring):
“Spaniards! In criminal combination with the foreign master, the Cabinet of lackeys is killing Spain. It was promising great riches to the Fatherland and has subjected Spain to vassalage. It had claimed prosperity to the country and the country is in ruins… "
“The nation is groaning, gagged, deprived of liberty…”
“…the execution squads are irrigating with Spanish blood the sacred soil of the fatherland…”