The Valley of the Fallen

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OWTF 2012-2014

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The Valley of the Fallen

  1. 1. The Valley of the Fallen
  2. 2. The construction • It was started the year 1940, and innagurated on the 1958. • Most of the workers were political prisoners. • That was a dangerous place and during the construction, 14 people died. • General Franco and thousands of people who fight on the Civil war are buried there.
  3. 3. The monument I • The church: Inside of the mountain there is a church, wich is property of a benedictine abbey.
  4. 4. The monument II • The monument: It is based on a big cross and a big esplanade.
  5. 5. Controversy • Some people asked to dig up the people who were buried so they will be able to bury their family members somewhere else. • It is not clear how many political prisoners worked there, because during the dictatorship it was hidden.

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