Posts Tagged ‘ Blast from the Past ’

Blast from the Past: Los Rompedores

August 25, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Los Rompedores

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: 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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Blast from the Past: Two Memorial Poems

January 20, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Two Memorial Poems

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. Here we reproduce two poems written by Ida Gill in memory of Abraham Lincoln Brigade...
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Blast from the Past: I Didn’t Shoot Him

January 6, 2015
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Blast from the Past: I Didn’t Shoot Him

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 this next installment, here is Maury Colow’s reflection on a decision made through rifle-sights...
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