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Frank and Ajax: A Beautiful Friendship

June 17, 2011
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Frank and Ajax: A Beautiful Friendship

Two Americans stand out as among the most effective and least typical of their generation to aid Spain in its fight against Fascism. Unlike most of the other U.S. volunteers who participated in the Spanish Civil War, the flyers Frank Tinker and Albert J. “Ajax” Baumler were not politically motivated men who learned to...
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