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Austrian Asturian Socialist Republic was a commune from the Asturias against the Second Spanish Republicball dominated by the right. They were an army of miners that were striking to free the government from right-wingers. It fell and everyone forgot about it. On October 18, it was declared that Asturias had returned to the Second Spanish Republicball..
In the modern day[edit | edit source]
In the modern day he's remembered by Asturian Socialists as at the same time pointless violence and anarchy, and also a necesary action aganist the Ceda-lead government.
History[edit | edit source]
CEDA[edit | edit source]
After the failed anarchist uprising in Casas Viejas, Cadizball, Andalusiaball, a Coalition of right-wing parties called Cedaball (Spanish Coalition of the Autonomous Right) won the elections. The party won due to the fracturation of the left-wing parties which had won in 1931 and declared the Second Spanish Republicball and exiled long-time ruling king Alfonso XIII out of Spain.
October Revolution[edit | edit source]
The October Revolution was a series of waves of strikes, declarations of independence, and revolts over the Conservative-controlled Second Spanish Republicball. All over Spain the socialist workers went on strike.
The start of the revolution[edit | edit source]
In Asturias, the miners rose up on the 5th of October of 1934, and declared the Republic of Miners and Peasants of Asturias. They had the support of the PSOE (Socialists), the UGT (Anarcho-syndicalists), CNT (Anarchists), and the PCE (Communist Party of Spain).
The Asturian Revolution[edit | edit source]
Northern Front[edit | edit source]
The Trubia ( Oviedo/ Grado), La Vega ( Oviedo) and Mieres Weapons Factories are sacked by the revolutionaries between the 5th and 10th of October, the revolutionaries advance towards Oviedo. In Ollionegro a battle occurs between the Second Spanish Republicball and the revolutionaries, which ends in a victory of the last.
Southern Front[edit | edit source]
The miners rose up in Vega del Rey (Pola de Lena, South Asturias) and begin preparations to attack in the afternoon the town of Camponares, 5 kilometers away.
Oviedo falls[edit | edit source]
On the 11th of October the last Spanish Forces surrender in Oviedo. The cities of Gijón (Gijónball) and Avilés ( Avilesball had fallen to the revolutionaries (but some parts of Gijón were still standing). The combat in Oviedo took place in the School and Theatre of Campoamor, the cathedral of Oviedo, the arms factory of La Vega ( previously mentioned), the Covadonga Hotel, the University, the Bullring of Oviedo, the Diputación Building, the Hospicio, the water reserve and the Slaughterhouse.
The final stand[edit | edit source]
The coronel Juan Yagüe Blanco landed in the port of Gijón (el musel), José Solchaga Zala entered from Cantabria, Eduardo López Ochoa from Galicia and coronel Carlos Bosch Bosch from Castille entered the Asturian region with the purpose of crushing the revolt. All were under the command of who would become the caudillo of Spain: Francisco Franco, general of the army and Manuel Goded from Madrid. Bosch entered from the south but never reached Oviedo, instead got stuck in the south. Ochoa and Yagüe entered Oviedo and retook the city in the name of the Second Spanish Republicball
Langreo, Avilés, Gijón, Pola de Siero, Oviedo, Grado, Mieres... all of the territory the revolution had ever stepped foot on was now covered in Castilian, Galician, Catalan and most importantly Asturian blood.
Flag[edit | edit source]
There are 3 candidates for the title of official flag: the flag of the CNT, the red flag or a flag of asturias with a shovel and spout.