Norway and the Spanish Civil War


Pro-Republican march in Oslo on 1 May 1938. Background banner: “No trade agent to Francoist Spain”
Foreground banner: “We seek effective help to Spain”

Willi Midelfart 1936 madrid

Painting by Norwegian aristist Johan Wilhelm Midelfart of Madrid entitled “Street in Madrid” (1937-38). Midelfart was in Spain between 1936 and 1937.


Norwegian journalist Gerda Grepp who covered the Spanish Civil War as a reporter for the Labour Party newspaper Arbeiderbladet from 1936. She arrived in Barcelona in October 1936, as the first female reporter from Scandinavia (more on Wikipedia)


Tusen dager. Norge og den spanske borgerkrigen (“A thousand days. Norway and the Spanish civil war”) A thousand days. Norway and the Spanish civil war) (Website of the book)

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