Francisco J. Leira Castiñeira (A Coruña, 1987) is hired postdoctoral of the USC. He has a PhD in History from the University of Santiago de Compostela with the thesis: The socialization of the soldiers of the rebel army (1936-1945). Its role in the consolidation of the Franco regime. He has an interuniversity master's degree in Contemporary History from the same university and a master's degree in Documentary Sciences in the digital environment from the University of Coruña. He is editor of the University Magazine in Military History.