1938 SPAIN..CIVIL WAR REPUBLICAN SOLDIER to FEMALE SOLDIER.. [19747]

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1938 (May 15) Plain envelope together with letter to Rosa Maria Otter, Camp 3 Caixas, Barcelona from soldier 140 Bgd., 44 Divison., 557 Battalion, Sanitation Base 8 CCB bearing Republican 45c tied violet Correo de Campaga /Estafeta (17 May) cds.
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This is getting late in the war, the Nationalists had already in January 1938 established a civil govrnment at Burgos & 2 monhs after this was written the Republicans mounted the last offensive on the Ebro that failed & this marked the slippery slide with the International Brigades being dissolved 5 Nov & Barcelona falling on 26 January 1939 with finally on 1 April Franco being informed that all objectives had been met, the war was over.

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