The war from 1936-39 was one of the darkest crossroads in Spain's history, and Cartagena didn't get away from the demolition. The city was a Republican military fortress, and as you may have seen it was very much protected from ocean. This made it an objective of shelling attacks by the Nationalist powers with assistance from the Nazis so protects like this one were worked around the city.
Down here you'll acknowledge what individuals needed to do to survive, and will likewise observe unique signs, publicity notices and different relics. There are moving direct records about the contention, and you'll learn of the brilliant ways the city endeavored to trap the Nationalist powers into bombarding the wrong areas.