Domingo Moriones

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Domingo Moriones Laraga
Born 1883
Died 1964
Allegiance Second Spanish Republic Spanish Republic
Service/branch Army
Rank General
Commands held First Army Corps of the Army of the Center, Army of Andalusia (1938–1939)
Battles/wars

Spanish Civil War

Domingo Moriones Larraga. (1883-1964). Spanish military officer. Moriones was a professional officer of the Spanish Army. In 1934 he was the military ogovernor in Gijon and took part in the suppression of the 1934 rising there.[1] In July 1936, he remained loyal to the Republic and led a militia column in the Somosierra front.[2] He later was appointed commander of the I Army Corps of the Army of the Centre, and in July 1937, he led the republican forces in the failed Segovia Offensive.[3][4] In 1938, he was the commander of the Republican Andalusia Army.[5] In February 1939, he was one of the military officers who said to the prime minister Juan Negrin that a further military resistance was useless and in March 1939 he supported Casado's coup.[6]

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  1. ^ Thomas, Hugh. (2001). The Spanish Civil War. Penguin Books. London. p. 668
  2. ^ Jackson, Gabriel. (1967). The Spanish Republic and the Civil War, 1931-1939. Princeton University Press. Princeton. p.263
  3. ^ Beevor, Antony. (2006). The Battle for Spain. The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. Penguin Books. London. p.276
  4. ^ Thomas, Hugh. (2001). The Spanish Civil War. Penguin Books. London. p. 668
  5. ^ Thomas, Hugh. (2001). The Spanish Civil War. Penguin Books. London. p. 814
  6. ^ Thomas, Hugh. (2001). The Spanish Civil War. Penguin Books. London. p. 867 and 883

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