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The International Brigades in Spain

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

in Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Comintern's role in organizing the International Brigades (IB) in Spain. The IB are a multinational force of 30,000 to 40,000 soldiers that saved Madrid from Nationalist ... More


Thinking and Acting

Fraser Raeburn

in Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The motives of foreigners who fought in the Spanish Civil War has long fascinated historians. While recent work has been able to explore the complexities of individual motivation, efforts to explain ... More


The Volunteers

Fraser Raeburn

in Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Of the many ways that Scots responded to the war in Spain, those who joined the International Brigades have always been at the centre of historical and popular memory. This chapter seeks to establish ... More


Scots in Spain: Continuity, Change and Politics

Fraser Raeburn

in Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter follows the Scottish volunteers to Spain itself, asking how far it is possible to establish a distinctively Scottish experience of serving in the Spanish Civil War in the absence of a ... More


The World Wars as Jewish Wars

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the effect of the mobilization of ideas and manpower on the Zionist movement during the two world wars as well as a smaller international conflict that adumbrated World War ... More


The Spanish Civil War in East German cinema: Fünf Patronenhülsen/Five Cartridges

Archibald David

in The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the East German film Fünf Patronenhülsen/Five Cartridges, looking at the way it corresponded with the then-ruling Socialist Unity Party's desire to construct an anti-fascist ... More


Between Fronts

Fraser Raeburn

in Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

For foreign fighters, connections with the ‘home front’ could pose particular problems. Not only was separation from loved ones and home a source of anxiety, communication and movement between ... More


The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)

David Malet

in Foreign Fighters: Transnational Identity in Civic Conflicts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199939459
eISBN:
9780199333127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939459.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Spanish Civil War was a pre-World War II proving ground for combat between the Axis Powers and their enemies, and presents a case of foreign fighters being recruited purely on the strength of ... More


Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Fraser Raeburn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Few causes before or since have inspired such passion, determination and sacrifice than the Spanish Civil War (1936-9). This book explores the many ways in which Scots responded to the war in Spain, ... More


Soviet Officers, Journalists, and Diplomats

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0031
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details Soviet activities in Spain during the Civil War and the resulting political headaches suffered by Largo Caballero given his relations with the Communists. Soviet advisers ... More


Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Alan M. Wald

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The second of three volumes that track the political and personal lives of several generations of U.S. left-wing writers, this book carries forward the chronicle launched in Exiles from a Future ... More


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