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Filmmaker Jordi Torrent in Barcelona’s La Vanguardia

August 11, 2015
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Filmmaker Jordi Torrent in Barcelona’s La Vanguardia

Filmmaker Jordi Torrent (Invisible Heroes: African Americans in the Spanish Civil War) answers questions from Barcelona’s La Vanguardia about his documentary and ALB volunteer James Yates who is at the heart of the film. For those interested in purchasing or screening Invisible Heroes, contact ALBA at info@alba-valb.org.
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Blast from the Past: John Brown Love Story

August 4, 2015
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Blast from the Past: John Brown Love Story

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the...
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Blast from the Past: Memoir

July 28, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Memoir

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the...
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Blast from the Past: John Brown’s Body

July 21, 2015
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Blast from the Past: John Brown’s Body

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the American...
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Blast from the Past: Arthur Timpson and the Anarchists

July 14, 2015
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Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the American...
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Blast from the Past: Artillery Series

July 7, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Artillery Series

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the American...
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Blast from the Past: Al Amery on Rudy Haber

June 30, 2015
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Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris. Though only 19, Rudy Haber stood out for his fellow Mackenzie-Papineau volunteer Al Amery. Haber’s calm good cheer...
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Blast from the Past: Keeping Promises

June 24, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Keeping Promises

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris. As we approach the anniversary of the Belchite Offensive which began on August 24, 1937,...
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Blast from the Past: A Brief Biography of Tersil Obriot

June 16, 2015
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Blast from the Past: A Brief Biography of Tersil Obriot

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris. For Lincoln Brigade volunteers, their time in Spain was not an isolated event but rather...
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Volunteer with the International Brigades Archaeology Project

June 15, 2015
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Volunteer with the International Brigades Archaeology Project

The International Brigades Archaeology Project (IBAP) is a Spanish (Incipit/CSIC) and British, archaeological initiative exploring the ‘landscapes encountered by the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War’. IBAP is unique in that it has been able to draw upon non-Spanish volunteers to take part and learn about the SCW in a hands-on way, and academically,...
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