Author Archive for Nancy Phillips

Maritime Workers, the Spanish Civil War, and the Struggle against Fascism

August 3, 2017
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Maritime Workers, the Spanish Civil War, and the Struggle against Fascism

A group from Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands has created a website to share and exchange information about the maritime workers who supported the Spanish Republic and who continued the fight against fascism after the International Brigades were withdrawn. The organizers of the website emphasize that the SCW must not be seen as an...
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Remembering the S.S. Ciudad de Barcelona

June 14, 2017
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Remembering the <em>S.S. Ciudad de Barcelona</em>

Last month was the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the Ciudad de Barcelona. For those who don’t know about this event, or may have only a foggy recollection, here is a brief summary of what happened in May 1937. The ship Ciudad de Barcelona had been nationalized by the Republican government, and in...
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Donnelly Monument in Spain

June 1, 2010
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Donnelly Monument in Spain

To the Editor: Friends of ALBA will be pleased to know that there is a new monument to a member of the International Brigades in Spain. The monument, to the Irish brigadista Charlie Donnelly, was dedicated in February 2010, on the 72nd anniversary of his death in the Battle of Jarama. Charlie Donnelly was...
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