The Republican faction (Spanish: Bando republicano), also known as the Loyalist faction (Bando leal or Bando gubernamental), was the side in the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939 that supported the government of the Second Spanish Republic against the Nationalist faction of the military rebellion.
Why did Republicans lose in Spanish Civil War?
Building the People’s Army
The majority of the Spanish army and security forces had sided with the military coup that came to be led by General Franco, and so the Republican government lacked a fighting force to stop the Rebel advance.
What ideology was Republican Spain?
Republican Left (Spain)
|Republican Left Izquierda Republicana|
|Ideology||Republicanism Anti-clericalism Anti-fascism Social liberalism|
|National affiliation||Popular Front (1936–39)|
|Colors||Red, yellow and murrey|
Did Franco win the Civil War?
Following internal conflict between Republican factions in Madrid in the same month, Franco entered the capital and declared victory on 1 April 1939.
Spanish Civil War.
|Date||17 July 1936 – 1 April 1939 (2 years, 8 months, 2 weeks and 1 day)|
|Location||Spain Morocco Sahara Guinea|
Why did Germany not invade Switzerland?
For reasons that are still uncertain, Hitler never ordered the invasion. One theory is that a neutral Switzerland would have been useful to hide Nazi gold and to serve as a refuge for war criminals in case of defeat. This may also explain Germany’s continued recognition of Switzerland’s neutrality.