Holding the line: the political strategy of the International Brigade Association, 1939-1977

Buchanan, Tom
December 2001
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter2001, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p294
Academic Journal
This article discusses the political strategy used by the International Brigade Association in Great Britain from 1939-1977. The International Brigade Association was created during February and March 1939, shortly before the formal ending of the Spanish Civil War on 1 April. The decision to establish such an organization was hardly surprising as it was widely understood that the volunteers were returning home to keep up the fight against fascism, merely changing the front and the weapons.


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