'To a mankind that recognizes the equality of man everywhere, every war becomes a civil war.
A cinematic recreation of Luis Carrero
On this day, 20 December 1973, Spanish fascist Prime Minister who was hand-picked as Franco's successor Luis Carrero Blanco was assassinated in Madrid.
Basque separatists ETA had spent five months digging a tunnel under a road he went down to attend mass. They then detonated a bomb as he drove over, shooting his car 20 metres into the air and over a five-storey building, earning Blanco the nickname of 'Spain's first astronaut'. His successor was unable to hold together...