Posts Tagged ‘ The Retreats ’

Far from Baghdad, Two Iraqi Volunteers in the XVth International Brigade

September 15, 2018
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Far from Baghdad, Two Iraqi Volunteers in the XVth International Brigade

  Information about the Iraqi volunteers was brought to light in the memoir of Flint water crisis whistleblower Mona Hanna-Attisha in her new book What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City (Random House 2018). She devotes a number of pages to the Iraqi volunteers, especially to her...
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Aaron Lopoff by A. C. B. [Alvah Bessie]

August 12, 2018
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Aaron Lopoff by A. C. B. [Alvah Bessie]

                          Aaron Lopoff  ~ Alvah Bessie The Volunteer for Liberty, V. 2, No. 33, October 6, 1938. During the days when we used to joke about withdrawal of the volunteers and wonder when the car was coming down the road with the...
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Bennett Jeffries Doty A Delayed Obituary

July 1, 2018
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Bennett Jeffries Doty A Delayed Obituary

  Bennett Jeffries Doty, Soldier of Fortune, attorney and author died April 4, 1938 in an unidentified hospital near Gandesa, Spain. Doty was born to Lemuel Humphries Doty (1866-1962) and Margaret “Mell” Jeffries Doty on August 16, 1900 in Faunsdale, Hale County, Alabama. Doty, who had an adventurous streak, joined the Tennessee Army National...
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