¡No Pasaran!: Writings from the Spanish Civil War

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¡No Pasaran!: Writings from the Spanish Civil War

¡No Pasaran!: Writings from the Spanish Civil War

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He fought in Spain with the British Battalion of the International Brigades, until he was wounded at the Battle of the Ebro in 1938. The International Brigades arrived the following day, bolstering the city's defences against the assault.

We tell stories that are neglected in the mainstream, investigate and challenge local power structures and explore important issues, from the everyday to the earth-shattering. The BUF intended to parade through areas with significant Jewish populations but were halted by a coalition of working men and women, Jewish people, dockers and immigrants. The text of the petition expressed their fear that the ‘avowed object of the Fascist movement in Great Britain is the incitement of malice and hatred against sections of the population’ (HO 144/21060).

Franco’s rebellion against the elected ‘Popular Front’ government of Spain was by this time four months old, with his blood-soaked march against socialism, communism, and democracy itself now at the gates of the capital.

Next Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the day that Jews, communists, trade unionists, Labour party members, Irish Catholic dockers and the people of the East End of London united in defiance of Sir Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists and refused to let them march through their streets. Registered office: WSM Services Limited, Connect House, 133-137 Alexandra Road, Wimbledon, LONDON SW19 7JY. The form will be sent to our Collections Management Team who will use it to improve our object records.Uniquely, where previous collections privileged the writings of the International Brigades, ¡No Pasarán! The knitting, dying and manufacturing are carried out in established facilities in Tamil Nadu, renowned for high ethical labour standards and low environmental impact. The simplified slogan of "they shall not pass" appeared on French war propaganda posters, most notably by French artist Maurice Neumont [ fr] in the last year of the war after the Allied victory at the Second Battle of the Marne. It’s a reminder that as long as racism, bigotry and oppression exist, the war fought by those in Spain is one that we must still fight today.

Glasgow Libraries holds the Ethel MacDonald collection, around 5000 objects relating to her life and work in Spain.The Spanish Civil War took place between 1936 and 1939; a time preceded by great divisions across all of Europe, that had deepened in Spain after a long period of decline following the collapse of the Spanish Empire. cm closed tear to head of wrappers and leaves, trivial nicks to foot of spine and fore edge of front wrapper. Today there are still mass graves being uncovered and Franco’s burial tomb is a source of heated controversy. We also have some absolutely magnificent posters discovered in our collection that are hand-drawn, encouraging support for the Republican cause – we think by a member of the Communist Party. Our women's v-neck t-shirts are a longer, looser fit than our standard round-neck women's, and are 100% cotton.

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