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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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Irish President Sends a Salud to Max Levitas

June 12, 2015
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Irish President Sends a Salud to Max Levitas

Max Levitas is a veteran of the Battle of Cable Street — the infamous 1936 clash between Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists, anti-fascist demonstrators and London police — and the brother of International Brigade volunteer Maurice Levitas who was imprisoned in San Pedro. On the occasion of Max’s 100th birthday on May 31, 2015, the...
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