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A group of five Division Azul artillerymen posing together in a bench, they are part of the 250 Artillery Regiment. They are showing over the collar their falange blue shirts , so they are also of falangist background. In the back we can read : " To my Parents, even though i am very far away I love you more than ever. Germany 23-VII-1941", considering the date, they are part of the first wave of volunteers that arrived to Grafenwöhr Boot Camp on the 17th July, just 6 days before.

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Portrait of a soldier of the Remount and Military Stud Corps. Taken in Seville circa 1920 at the Arenas Studio.

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Portarit of a Cadet of the Infantry Military Collage. Taken circa 1858 in Toledo.

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Portrait of a highly decorated Veterinary lt colonel, veteran of both the Rif War and the Civil War, in occupied Tangiers (northern morocco, was an international Zone but when France surrendered to Germany, Spain annexed it from 1940 to 1945). We can read :" To my beloved friends Felix, Pepa and their children I sent this picture with love. Tomás". Taken at Tangiers circa 1941 at the Blanco Photograpic Studio.

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A large group of high rank officers and numerous generals with the king Alfonso XIII himself (left corner in a great coat) observing a military exercise of the Military Academy of Toledo. Taken in Toledo, 11st July 1925

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A portrait of a 2nd Lieutenant decorated with the 1915 Rif Campaign, the 1912 Africa Campaign, Military Merit Cross in red distinctive (war actions) and the suffering for Motherland medal (version for war wounded). Taken by M. Iglesias in Cádiz, circa 1925.

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A large group of Infantry soldiers, some of them are still wearing their old m1914 uniforms but with the 1926 pattern for collar insignias. Taken in Orense circa 1927

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A soldier of the Working and Topographic Brigade, Mérida , circa 1900.

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Lieutenant Manuel del Valle Frutos of the Civil war in parade uniform. Taken in Badajoz in 7th november/december 1920.

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Portrait of a Rif war veteran that became a clerk in the Auxilary Military Office and his wife. He is decorated with a special commemorative medal for the descendants of the Defenders of the Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo (1810), a 1910 Africa Campaign and a Military Merit Cross in red distictive (war actions). Taken in Madrid circa 1922.

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Three Infantry cadets (grey tunics), a veterinary 2nd lieutenant (2nd on the left) and a Sergeant riding horses at the Retiro Park. Taken by B. Martínez circa 1910.

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A group of three european soldiers from the Tetuán Regulares Cavalry Section (Colonial), they are veterans from the 1915 African Campaign, the one on the left is decorated with a Military Merit Cross in Red distinctive (War actions). Taken in Tetuán (Spanish Morocco) circa 1928.

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Photo of the wedding of a lieutenant of the Guardia Civil, decorated with the military merit cross in a red badge (war actions), with a young woman, probably the daughter of a military officer assigned to morocco. In the back we can read: "To our beloved (political) Sister Eulalia yours Paco and Luisa". Taken in 11/3/17 in Ceuta (Spanish Morocco) by J. Calatayud.

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Very rare CDV. A Chasseurs Lieutenant Colonel with two 1st class Laureada Crosses (Highest medal in the Spanish Military) and other decorations, probably granted during the 2nd Carlist War (1846-1849) or The African War/1st Moroccan War (1859-1860) . Taken by Royal Photographer Moliné in Barcelona, circa 1861.

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Portrait of an artillery 2nd lieutenant with his two brothers, the oldest posing as the heir and the youngest has a special shoe for people who have have one hip higher than the other, and his mother in widow attaire. Taken by José Bastide in Gijón (Asturias ), circa 1869.

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CDV of a Lancers Cadet, taken in Valladolid circa 1850.

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Glass plate of an infantry soldiernext to a horse, on the right we can see an infantry officer dressed as a civilian after miunting the horse, his son is on the scene too. Tarragona 1915.

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Glass Plate of an Cavalry soldier of the Numancia Regiment taken at Tarragona. 1914.

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Glass Plate of an Infantry Lt. Colonel while at leave in the costal city of Tarragona. Circa 1921.

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Glass plate of a Group of Officers from the 47th San Quintin Infantry Regiement, state servents and a priest after mass in an unknown rural village at Gerona Province, near Figueras. Taken circa 1908.

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Glass Negative of a soldier of the Infantry Regiment Orotava 65 in summer uniform. Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands) 1910s.

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Glass negative of a soldier of the Quartermaster Corps with bonnet, Valladolid 1931

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Glass negative of a soldier in the Quartermaster Corps. Valladolid 1934.

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Glass Negative of a group of soldier. They are all mounted artillery soldiers (one is dressed with a civilian jacket) except the one in the right, who is an quartermaster soldier. Valladolid 1928.

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Glass negative of a soldier of the Royal Horse Breeding Corps. Valladolid circa 1927

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Glass negative of a cavalry soldier. Valladolid circa 1928.

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Negative of a Spanish Hauptmann of the Division Azul holding his newborn child. His family visted him in Berlin during a leave. Berlin 1942.

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A negative of a Spanish Hauptmann of the Spanish Blue Divison playimg the piano next to another spanish, an oberleutanent, during a leave in Berlin. His family visted him there too. Berlin 1942

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A cavalry Colonel with a pellise and a baton. Córdoba 27th Novemeber 1922.

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Members of a battery resting and having lunch after an excercise, Segovia circa 1920.

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A Lieutenant/Doctor from the Sanitary Corps Portrait dedicated to his fianceé just before departing Cuba . In the Back we can read: "To my beloved (girl)friend Cinta Jorder, I dedicate this gift for my departure to Cuba, as a sign of the intimate friendship I have for her". Taken in Madrid in 1897.

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Two Legionners posing in Algeciras Port just after disembarking. Algeciras 14/11/1937.

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A Chasseur of the 10th Battalion of Chasseurs "África" in a combination of the summer rayadillo pants, gaiters and a service winter tunic. He was decorted with two Military Merit Crosses with red distintive (war actions) and a Africa 1912 Campaign medal. Larache circa 1912.

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Portrait of Sergeant of a Cavalry Chasseur Regiement with a pellise. Zaragoza circa 1910.

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Three carlist requetes posing for a picture, one is over a pillar doing the fascist salute. We can read; "With all the love I have For You, I dedicate this little souvenir about the war. Sincerly yours Honorio S." Taken in El Goloso in 22/09/1939, 5 months after the war.

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A mixed group of Regular Infantry Soldiers, Legionners and Falange Militiamen. Southern Madrid Front, early 1937.

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Portrait of a Wounded Legion 2nd Lieutenant called Manuel dedicated to his sister while he was hospitalized in Zargoza. We can read: "To my Sister Mercedes with all my affection. From Manuel". Taken in Zaragoza in 1939.

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Portrait of a División Azul volunteer called Alejandro Ángel Juan Marcos taken before leaving Madrid in 1942. We can read in the back " Souvenir from Alejandro Juan Marcos, missing in action in Russia in 10th February 1943". He served in the served 7th Company II Battalion of the 262 Infantry Regiment "Pimentel". He died on 10th February 1943 at the battle of Krassny Bor, near the swamps of this village, being considered missing at around 8:00-12:00, three days after the village was recaptured and his body was found. As a result of this battle 3127 spanish were killed, 1035 wounded and 300 captured and the soviet had more than 20,000 casualties. Operation Polar Star ended up in failure for the Soviet Army. Krassny Bor is considered the biggest battle that involved spanish troops during the Second World War.

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A Spanish soldier of the 1st Regulares Regiment "Teután" decorated with the Military Merit Cross Red Distinctive (Won during a war action) and the Campaign of Africa 1915 medal. Tetuán ( nowadays Tétouan), Spanish Morocco. 23 September 1929.

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A Divisón Azul Volunteer of either Military-Legión background just prior leaving from North Station (Nowadays Called Príncipe-Pío, Madrid). 13-7-1942

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An Auditor Captain of the Army Legal Corps in summer uniform. Madrid circa 1922.

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CDV of a Chasseur Corporal of the 3rd Infantry Chasseur Regiment "Barcelona" in summer dress uniform. Photo taken in Manresa by J. Orrit circa 1894.

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Chasseurs Captain José "Pepe" D. in service uniform with pellise posing in an orchard near Bilbao dedicated to his wife Ana Dolores Clavillas , who lived in Zaragoza. In the back we can see a stamp and a mail marck from Bilbao also we can read "I send to you a strong hug, your Pepe 14th September 1808 . To Mrs. Aº Dolores Clavillas, Zaragoza C/Heroísmo 1-2º". Bought from a direct descendent of the two.

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CDV of a Military cadet of the Toledo Infantry Academy, taken in Toledo in 1885.

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An Infantry Captain of the 26th Regiment "Albuera" in dress uniform next to his wife. Barcelona , circa 1924.

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A spanish Brigadier-Naval Pilot, probably attached to the first spanish Aircraft Carrier "Dédalo", with his bride in their wedding day. Cartagena (Murcia, Southern Spain), circa 1922.

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Portrait of Lieutenant Ricardo Z. (on the left and in khaki uniform) and another lieutenant in summer "rayadillo" of the 1st Chasseur Battalion "África" in a tent of the Segangan Outpost. In the front we can read a post war inscription "Melilla 1914 Ricardo" while in the back the original writing: "To my beloved brother Pepe and my sister Mercedes in proof of the affection that their Ricardo has for them. Segangan 23-11-13."

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Portrait of Officer Cadet Ricardo Burello during a leave in Madrid. In the front we can read: "Ricardo Burello, student of the Infantry Academy" in the back "To my very beloved aunt Pepa in testimony of the affection that her nephew Ricardo has for her". Madrid, 6/7/1909.

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Portrait of a Guardia Civil-Driver of the Automobile Section. Madrid circa 1911.

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Portrait of a soldier of the 38th Infantry Regiment "León" in full parade uniform. Madrid, 1913.

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Portrait of a Sergeant of a Lancers Regiment . Taken by the french emigree itinerant photographer Auguste Guiard , Bilbao circa 1857.

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Portrait of Navy Officer Manuel G. and his wife Maria del Rosario. We can read : "To our beloved Fathers and brothers (in law) from their offspring Manuel and Mº del Rosario". Taken by L. Hernandez in Cádiz, 6/10/1890.

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Small folder with a portrait of artillery soldier Sebastián J. during his military service in Zaragoza, circa 1930. We can read in the back :"Receive this photo with the affection that your friend Sebastián has for you".

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Portrait of Infantry Brigadier Manolo S. of the 36th Regiment while the Rif War. We can read "From African Lands (1924) I dedicate this souvenir to my most beloved Soraya and Aristóteles who I want to hug with love, your father." 12/4/1924 , Melilla.

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Portrait of the Volunteer Red Cross nurse Carmen Margalines prior embarking to Africa taking a cup of tea. We can read: "To my Beloved friend in prove of the affection that I had to her, I dedicate her this souvenir. Your friend, Carmen Margalines". Photo taken by J. Alonso, decorated with the Royal Coat of Arms ( that means authorized by the Royal Family ), Barcelona 16/2/1920.

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Lieutenants J. Ruiz (2nd from the right) and Pedro Luengo(1st from the right) and other officers chatting in the stern of a Navy Cruiser during a patrol to the Canary Islands, 1932.

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Portrait of a sailor of galician origin in winter uniform, Juan J. Villego. We can read: "I dedicate this small souvenir in prove of my love to my parents". Photo taken in Las Palmas (Canary Islands) by Enrique Ponce, 1921.

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Lieutenants J. Ruiz (left) and Pedro Luengo during a watch at the San Fernando Naval Base ( Cádiz, Southern Spain) in summer uniform, August 1931. Note they are still wearing the monarchic crowns in their caps 4 months after the proclamation of the Republic (14th April 1931).

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Portrait of an Artillery soldier next to friend in a park of Utrera (Andalucía, Southern Spain ), 1935.

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Small portrait of a soldier in the Veterinary Corps. Sevilla, circa 1908.

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Portrait of a Provisional Lieutenant of the Falangist Militias just After the war ended ( ascended from 2nd Prov.Lt to Prov. Lt) , Sevilla 1939.

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Troops kneeling during a field exercise in the Monegros Desert (Aragón), 1920.

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Lt. Colonel Juan V.O next to other officers coordinating manoeuvres of troops during a field exercise in the Monegros Desert (Aragón) , 1920.

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Lt. Colonel Juan V.O walking in the Streets of Zaragoza. 1920

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Two Chasseurs of catalan origin of the 4th Battalion "Barabastro" during a leave in his native city. Photo taken by F. Palmarola in Vic (Catalonia), 1905.

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Portrait of a stretcher-bearer of the Valencia Garrison. Photo taken by E. Esparza in 1935, Valencia.

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Portrait of a Falangist Militiaman in Regular Army Uniform with some insignia disattached before being sent to the front. Photo taken in Salamanca, 1937

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Group photo of Peyo López Gracia (Right) of the 31th Infantry Regiment "Burgos" (the 36th regiment was renamed after the coup to its pre republican name) near the Somiedo Pass (Asturias). He was native of the small village of Velascálvaro (Valladolid). During the war he was promoted to corporal in the National Army and wrote quite a few poems of religious and nationalistic content, he participated in the Asturian Campaign of Asturias (1937) and the Ebro Battle, concretely in the Sector of the Valley of the Cinca (1/1/1938-31/12/1938). He was killed in that action around November, and was postumly awarded the War Merit Cross in Red Distinctive and a mention. He is buried in the Military Cemetery of Teruel. We can read : " To my dear Cousin María Rodríguez native of Velascálvaro , In signal of affection and send you this photography of me with two friends I made during the campaign". Photo taken in the Somiedo Pass during the Offensive of Asturias, 26th September 1937.

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Portrait of Peyo López Gracia of the 36th Infantry Regiment during his military service before the Civil War. He was native of the small village of Velascálvaro (Valladolid). During the war he was promoted to corporal in the National Army and wrote quite a few poems of religious and nationalistic content, he participated in the Asturian Campaign of Asturias (1937) and the Ebro Battle, concretely in the Sector of the Valley of the Cinca (1/1/1938-31/12/1938). He was killed in that action around November, and was postumly awarded the War Merit Cross in Red Distinctive and a mention. He is buried in the Military Cemetery of Teruel. Photo taken in Burgos. 1934

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CDV of a Spanish Infantería de Marina Lieutenant Colonel decorated with the french Légion d'honneur Commandeur version (awarded during the Franco-Spanish Expedition to Cochinchina1858-1862) , Order of Isabel la Catolica Commandeur version, Cross of military merit White Class (Peace Time) and the Grand Cross of Military Merit with Red Distinctive (Wartime). Photo taken by J. Adaouard in 1869, Barcelona.

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Portrait of a soldier of the 28th Infantry Regiment "Luchana". Photo taken by H. Schmidt in 1923, Tarragona.

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Portrait of a Spanish Cavalry soldier,taken in a Studio of Avenida Libertad during the Republican (After the civil war it was renamed with it's original and pro monarchy name still in use which is Calle Bravo Murillo). Photo taken in 1935 by E. Maestro.

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Portrait of two sailors of cantabrian origin in winter uniform, Jesús Gutiérrez and his brother. We can read "To my Friend Antonio Alonso Nieto, from Santander (Cantabria).

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Portrait of Rafael S., a soldier of the 34th Infantry Regiment "Granada". There is a joke text in the side: "This General is honoured to send you his most sincere congratulations on this day of your Saint's Day (Traditional spanish Catholic holiday, Similar to name day) also to my parents. Your Nephew, Rafael". Sevilla 16th april 1927, photo taken by J. Sanz.

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Portrait of Lieutenant/ Jarrub (Spanish Officer Instructor ) Ceferino F. of the Cavalry Detachment of the 2nd Mehala and his 18 month old daughter, Manolita, dedicated to his sister and brother. We can read "To my Brothers Adela and Victor". Melilla , 1919.

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Portrait of D. Pérez , a Chasseur of the 10th Battalion of Chasseurs "África" , dedicated to his brother and sister. We can read " To my beloved Brothers Manolo and Carmen." Photo taken by A. Gavilán in Larache (Spanish Morocco), 1st September 1924.

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Portrait of Sargent-Engineer Hernán J., presumably of canarian origin. We can read "To my beloved brother Yeray wishing him prosperity for this present year. Villa Sanjurjo ( nowadays Al Hoceima/Alhucemas, Spanish Morocco) , 1st January 1929.

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Major Angel Lazaro of the Quartermaster Corps. Nador (Spanish Morocco), 1932.

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Portrait of Mariano Pañuela Casas, a Spanish Sanitary of the Barcelona Garrison in Service Uniform. Photo taken by J. Ygea in 1913

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Portrait of a Guardia Real of catalan origin in Service Uniform while at leave in his native city. Photo taken by M. Villaplana in Manresa, 1930.

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Portrait of a Nationalist Aviation Lieutenant Pilot Mateo Rojo next to a Büker Bü-133 Jungsmesiter, which was used as a training plane by the nationalist aviation. Photo taken in Tablada Airfield (Sevilla), 1938.

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Portrait of Julio Gómez y Lopera del Campo, a Infantería de Marina Cadet. Behind we can read " To my beloved friend Fernando Azcame. From his friend, Julio Gómez". Photo taken in Cádiz , 1922

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A group of cavalry and mounted artillery veterans escorted by some Guardia Civil mounted troops. Palma de Mallorca 1911.

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An Infantry Cadet Officer of the Academy of Toledo during a leave to his city, Barcelona. Photo taken by E. Garcia in Barcelona, 1925.

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An Infantry Officer in Service uniform with cape posing next to his wife. Taken by Gerardo Chinchilla in 1922, Tarragona.

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A Spanish Infantry Captain in Great Parde Uniform with his wife. Photo taken by E. Guardia in Palma de Mallorca, 1928.

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Three Spanish Soldiers (2 Infantry of the "Palma " Regiment and the middle one is an artilleryman) , possibly brothers, posing together , Photo taken by F.Sastre in Palma de Mallorca , 1912.

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A group of Spanish Infantry Soldiers making fun of the height of a fellow soldier, the man in the right is pretending to be a riffian guerrilla fighter using a blanket as a Djellaba/Chilaba ( a long, loose-fitting unisex outer robe with full sleeves that is worn in the Maghreb region of North Africa). Barracks of Son Busquets , Palma de Mallorca 1918.

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A portrait of a young Nationalist Alférez Provisional (Provisional 2nd Lieutenant), probably a Canarian University student, before his departure to the Spanish Mainland to fight in the Civil War. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria , 1937.

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A spanish Corporal of the Cuerpo de Intendencia in drill summer "rayadillo" uniform during the 1st part of the Rif War. Ceuta (Spanish Morocco), 1914.

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Portrait of Captain Engineer Antonio F. dedicated to his loved ones during his service in the Spanish Morocco Region. He was awared the medal of “Suffering for the Motherland” wounded by enemy fire class during the Rif Campaign. Villa Sanjurjo (nowadays Al-Hoceima/Alhucemas), 1929.

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A Spanish soldier of the Regimiento de Infantería "Princesa" nº 4 during his military service. Alicante, 1924

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A Spanish Artillery Soldier during his Military Service, some riffian locals can be seen in the background. Melilla , 1923.

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Spanish Artillery Non Commissioned Officers posing in a Park. Melilla (Spanish Morocco), 18/6/1928

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Andrés Portas in half parade uniform sitting in a chair and smoking, prior to being sent to Melilla during the Rif War. This photo is dedicated to his uncles that lived in Barcelona. Contained in a small engraved carton "folder". Photo taken in Santander in 17th August 1917 by Aniceto

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Andrés Portas in Winter half parade uniform prior to being sent to Melilla during the Rif War. Photo taken in Santander in 17th August 1917 by Aniceto.

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Andrés Portas in Drill Uniform prior to being sent to Melilla during the Rif War. Photo taken in Santander in 17th August 1917 by Aniceto.

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Andrés Portas in Civilian clothes prior to being sent to Melilla during the Rif War. Photo taken in Santander in 17th August 1917 by Aniceto.

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Portrait sended by Feldgendarmerie Feldwebel Eutiquiano Díaz Désler, who was a Guardia Civil and veteran of the Spanish Civil War. before enrolling to Division Azul. Photo taken on a leave in Berlin on 22nd of November 1943 before returning to Spain when the Division was disbanded.

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Two Guardia Civil members during their daily in a train before it crossed the Spanish-French border in Irun ( Basque Country, Spain). Photo tacken on 1941

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Navarrese Volunteers pose with Soviet Land leased Maxim MG left behind by the Republican Defenders on 26th January 1939. Photo taken by “Kautela”.

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Spanish Nationalist General Yagüe and his staff officers and other authorities attending mass After the Fall of Barcelona on the 26th January 1939. Photo taken by Spanish photographer “Kautela”.

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German made Panzer I and captured T 26 ( taken from the Republican army ) in Spanish service enter Barcelona outskirts after the surrender of the City on 26th January 1939. Photo Taken bu Spanish photographer Francisco Martínez Gascón “Kautela”.

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Standard bearer of the “1st Catalan Volunteers Regiment - Cazadores de Barcelona”. Photo taken at Barcelona for celebreting the departure of the Regiment to Cuba to figth independentist insurgents. Oficial Photo taken in 1896.

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Portrait of Jorge Andrés Pereira, who worked with the Spanish Colonial Administration as an attorney in rural areas of Cuba during the late colonial period. This photo was taken as a gift to his fiancée, María, who remained in Spain during his work in Cuba (1895-1898). Photo taken at Santiago de Cuba, 15th June 1895.

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Joaquín García-Morato y Castaño (in the middle), who was the leading Nationalist fighter ace of the Spanish Civil War, accompanied by his fighter squadron "la Patrulla Azul". Photo taken at the Bello Airfield (Teruel, Aragon, Spain ) march 1938, during Aragon Offensive.

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Corporal of the Paratrooper Brigade of the Spanish Legion , Andrés Pereira. He is posing with a CETME rifle during joint training exercise in Alcantarilla (Murcia, Spain). Photo taken in the summer of 1968.

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Spanish Corporal and MG servant of the Paratrooper Brigade of the Spanish Legion, Andrés Pereira. He is entering to a Junkers Ju 52 transport plane for during a jump training. Photo taken at Alcalá de Henares Airbase (Madrid, Spain), summer 1968.