At 2/27/2023 04:57 AM, Nathan wrote:
>A proper Leica image this time?shot on film with the Leeica M2 and developed
>by me. The background: on 25 May 1938, Alicante was the victim of one of the
>many war crimes during the Spanish Civil War. The city was besieged, and
>starvation was widespread. On that day, the attackers knew that there would be
>a delivery of fish to the Central Market, and so Mussoliniâ??s air force chose
>to bomb the market?the objective was clearly to sow terror among thee
>population, there were no military targets anywhere nearby. More than 300
>people were killed.
>Today the square is called Plaza del 25 de Mayo, and in 2013 a memorial plaque
>was installed on the pavement (the fact that it took so long after
>re-establishment of democracy in 1978 is another story). Most people just walk
>by, but I noticed a father explaining the meaning of the memorial to his young
Nice capture with lots of story.
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/