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Born in: Euskadi
Age: 49
Offspring: 2
Marital status: Married
Job: President of the Brotherhood of Former Legionaries of Vizcaya and employee of Iberduero
Date of the attack: 16/03/1979
Place of the attack: Bilbo
Weapon: Pistola
Killed by: ETA

Description

José María Maderal Oleaga was an employee at the Iberduero electricity utility. He was also the president of the Brotherhood of Former Members of the Spanish Legion in Vizcaya, making him a marked ETA target. On the morning of 16 March 1979, José María Maderal was on his way to work when three terrorists blocked his way. He managed to call for help before they opened fire, He was shot seven times and died instantly. He was married and had three children.