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The Escape of Jaime Cortesão through the Pyrenees
On 23 January 1939, with the Francoist forces at the gates of Barcelona, Jaime Cortesão integrated a great escape towards France, through the Pyrenees.
Excerpt from the text In the outcome of the Spanish War, published by Óscar Lopes in the work Jaime Cortesão, Lisbon, Edições Arcádia, 1962, in which Jaime Cortesão narrates, in a remarkable way, the events that preceded the escape of Barcelona and the crossing of the Pyrenees.
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