Author Archive for Chris Brooks

Jarama Series: The Aftermath

March 8, 2016
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Jarama Series: The Aftermath

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Book Review: Prowell’s Letters

March 7, 2016
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<i>Book Review:</i> Prowell’s Letters

Shedding Light on a Volunteer for Liberty Alphaeus Danfourth Prowell: Letters from an American Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War Compiled and Self-Published by Dawn Rolland. Sold through Amazon, Apple iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and OverDrive.   Dawn Rolland’s self-published compilation of letters written by Alphaeus Danfourth Prowell is short but fascinating.  This...
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Jarama Series: Pingarrón

March 1, 2016
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Jarama Series: Pingarrón

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Jarama Series: Suicide Hill and the First Attack

February 23, 2016
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Jarama Series: Suicide Hill and the First Attack

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Jarama Series: The First Casualty and the Lost Trucks

February 16, 2016
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Jarama Series: The First Casualty and the Lost Trucks

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Jarama Series: Organization of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion

February 12, 2016
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Jarama Series: Organization of the Abraham Lincoln Battalion

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Jarama Series: Centuria Antonio Guiteras

February 3, 2016
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Jarama Series: Centuria Antonio Guiteras

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Jarama Series: The James Connolly Column

January 26, 2016
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Jarama Series: The James Connolly Column

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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Jarama Series: Parades in Barcelona

January 5, 2016
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Jarama Series: Parades in Barcelona

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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New Jarama Series

December 30, 2015
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New Jarama Series

In the Jarama Series, The Volunteer Blog will present a series of articles examining the experiences of volunteers in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion from its formation to the Brunete Offensive in July 1937. Articles will focus both on the battalion’s formation as well as on the individuals who served. These articles are intended to...
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