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The Cerro de la Oliva Trenches

Just east of Madrid, on the outskirts of the dormitory town of Rivas-Vaciamadrid, is a series of forts, trenches and machine-gun nests from the well-known Battle of Jarama, which took place during the Spanish Civil War.

The Battle of Jarama, which took place in the 1930s was an attempt by the Nationalists of General Francisco Franco to break the Republicans defensive front lines along the Jarama River with the intention of taking the city of Madrid.

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