Survivors of the Spanish civil war 80 years on – in pictures
Assumpcio is one of the last living survivors of the Italian air raid over Granollers on 31 May 1938. She was at school when the bombing started. Parents came for their children at the end of the air attack but Assumpcio’s mother never came; she was killed while queueing at the central market. “Red water came down my street from the square where the market was. I was nine and I remember thinking, it is my mother’s blood.