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Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelters

Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelters

Bombing of Barcelona

(all shelters on one page here)
Refugi 307 Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

  • First city in world where Air bombing targeted the public
  • During Spanish Civil War 1937 and 1939
  • 192 – 194 raids by Mussolini’s Italy and Nazi Germany, Fascist Franco’s allies
  • Black-out’s and the evacuation of children to the countryside, began

Started: ‘March 16th 1937’ at 10.08pm, for 3 days involving 44 tons of bombs
45 buildings destroyed and 75 damaged

Board of Defense and Local Defense Councils built 1,300-1,400 Refugis aeris (public air raid shelters)

  • Designed by Nationalist Engineer Ramón Perera (he advised the UK on shelters, later)
  • Built by civilians, often the old & young, that remained
  • Of around 1 million Barcelonians, many were injured and around 2,500 died

Bombes Sobre el Poble Sec Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

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Poble Sec 307

Refugi 307 Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

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Plaça del Diamant

Placa de Diamant Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

 

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Sant Adrià

Sant Adra Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

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El Clot (no public Access)

El Clot Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

 

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All barcelona air raid shelters on the map


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La Garriga

76.5 km, 57 mins via C-32 (directions from Sitges, via Barcelona)

La Garriga Barcelona Refugis Aeris : Air Raid Shelter

 

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