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Unlikely warriors : the British in the Spanish Civil War and the struggle against fascism

Author: Richard Baxell
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2012.
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"When a Nationalist military uprising was launched in Spain in July 1936, the Spanish Republic's desperate pleas for assistance from the leaders of Britain and France fell on deaf ears. Appalled at the prospect of another European democracy succumbing to fascism, volunteers from across the Continent, and beyond, flocked to Spain's aid, many to join the International Brigades. More than 2,500 of these men and women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Baxell
ISBN: 9781845136970 1845136977
OCLC Number: 793214059
Description: x, 516 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Other Titles: British in the Spanish Civil War and the struggle against fascism
Responsibility: Richard Baxell.

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'The definitive work on the British volunteers ... a superbly written and deeply moving vision of the inspiring but doomed efforts of men and women to halt Europe's descent into war.' Paul  Read more...

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