Lewis, Greg
April 2006
Military History;Apr2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p30
The article profiles Alun Menai Williams, a volunteer for the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War. Following General Francisco Franco Bahamonde's July 1936 uprising, Spain became a battleground. While dictators Adolf Hitler of Germany and Benito Mussolini of Italy sent military forces to back Franco's attempt to overthrow the Popular Front government of Republican Spain, the wider international community decided not to get involved.


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