Even though seventy years have passed since the Spanish civil war ended in 1939, Spain is still unsure about how to address its memory.

Many people of the older generation are ready to forget the war and move on, but those who are relatives of the 350,000 who were lost in the conflict believe that the events should be remembered in honour of those who died.

Upon the death of Franco in 1975 both sides agreed to move towards a democratic Spain, but Spain never had an official commission which is leading to repressed memories of a past Spain rearing its head among the culture.

Currently, exhumations are taking place of the people who died during the war and the mass graves in which the dead were thrown.

Forensic scientists and young volunteers are working side by side to identify the bodies along with older men watching from the side who lost their fathers to Fascist troops.

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