War and Conflict, Spanish Civil War, (1936-1939), Child refugees from the Basque region of Spain, As many as 4000 Basque child refugees were cared for near Southampton, England , where they had been evacuated to, escaping the heavy fighting in Northern Spain, With what started as a military uprising in Morocco, headed by General Franco, the fighting spread rapidly to start the Spanish Civil War, Outside support was provided by the International Brigade who helped the Republican cause and by Germany and Italy both allied to the Nationalists, Once Government resistance was exhausted, many of their people fled to France and the Nationalists entered Madrid on 28th March 1939 with General Franco then being able to call an end to the war  (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)