Spain recruits and trains soldiers for the Republican army during the Spanish Civil War
Spain Date:1937 Duration:2 min 51 sec Sound:Yes
Spanish Civil War. Boy walks with his father, back from farm fields, to greet another son home on leave from duty with the Republican army. That son, in uniform, is seen surrounded by family members. He talks to a small boy wearing a soldier's hat, sitting in his mother's lap. The father and other son arrive and the soldier and his father embrace. Members of the family, from the very old, to the youngest, smile and listen as the soldier speaks about his adventures. Next, the soldier is seen drilling village boys after they return from work in the fields. Villagers watch from roadside. Scene changes to recruits in uniform marching in a square. The soldier and several of his village friends are also seen drilling. A large number of recruits are seen drilling in Madrid. Families and sweethearts say farewells as new soldiers prepare to depart for duty. Military trucks, displaying red flags, wait to carry the new soldiers away. Next, they are seen driving away with soldiers riding in back.
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