More than of them never returned home.
While there was much popular support for the volunteers, particularly those in the International Brigades, official responses tended to range from disapproval to outright hostility. The strong showing of Podemos — an anti-austerity party founded only months ago — demonstrates that there can be alternatives to both the established parties and the anti-EU nationalists. Others managed to serve. The book is elegantly written and well-paced, though it contains a number of glaring factual errors and anomalies. Publisher: Osprey:
In this inspiring and moving oral history, Richard Baxell weaves together a diverse array of testimony to tell the remarkable story of the Britons who took up arms against General Franco. From their struggle against the Blackshirts in the 'hungry thirties', to the fall of the Nazis' Third Reich in , Unlikely Warriors follows a band of ordinary men and women who made an extraordinary choice, and offers a startling new perspective on the Spanish Civil War.
Format Paperback. Dewey Availability 3 in stock Need More? Drawing on his own extensive interviews with survivors, research in archives across Britain, Spain and Russia, as well as first-hand accounts by writers both famous and unknown, Unlikely Warriors presents a startling new interpretation of the Spanish Civil War and follows a band of ordinary men and women who made an extraordinary choice. He is the author of a number of books and articles on British volunteers for the International Brigades, during the Spanish Civil War of Richard Baxell. AidSpain orKeep out of it? Hardback; edge of pages yellowed, light foxing to edge of pages, previous owner's name to endpaper otherwise good in faded, creased and marked dustjacket.
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Includes personal accounts written by the pilots who flew the Bf in Spain, with descriptions of combat and other aspects of life in Spain from With photographs and illustrations. Essential Histories. Paperback; very good in card covers.
By: Larios, J. Publisher: Neville Spearman: Hardback; very good in yellowed, price-clipped and lightly creased dustjacket. By: Lopez, R. By: Marx Memorial Library.
Publisher: Marx Memorial Library: Paperback; very good in yellowed card covers. Publisher: Heinemann: Hardback without dustjacket; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in green cloth boards.
Publisher: Granada: Hardback; very good in faded, chipped and creased dustjacket. Paperback; a disbound copy, rear endpaper missing otherwise complete, ink mark to edge of pages, card covers creased and chipped.
A reference copy only - would benefit from a sensitive repair or rebinding. First printing. Publisher: Profile Books Ltd. Hardback; boards dented otherwise good in creased and scratched dustjacket. By: Paz, A. Macdonald, N.
Unlikely Warriors: The British in the Spanish Civil War and the Struggle Against Fascism eBook: Richard Baxell: irelytuqypov.ml: Kindle Store. Editorial Reviews. Review. `Baxell's authoritative book draws on unpublished memoirs as well Unlikely Warriors: The British in the Spanish Civil War and the Struggle . British volunteers who joined the struggle against Franco in the Spanish Civil . The British in the Spanish Civil War and the Struggle Against Fascism.
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Publisher: Harper Collins: Paperback; crease to a few pages otherwise good in creased card covers. Paperback, very good in faded card covers. By: Preston, P. Publisher: Fontana Press: Paperback; pages yellowed low quality paper otherwise good in card covers. By: Purcell, H. Publisher: Smokestack: New paperback copies at a reduced price. Many published for the first time.