George Fontenis' analysis of the Friends of Durruti from a pamphlet translated by the Workers' Solidarity Movement.
Tom Wetzel's historical article and analysis of the Spanish Civil War and Revolution, and in particular the activities of the Spanish anarchists within it. In text and PDF format.
Available here as a PDF.
A short biography of Spanish anarchist and last surviving member of the Friends of Durruti, Joaquín Pérez Navarro.
In the late 1980s I attended a film in London about the achievements of anarchism and the Spanish civil war. At one point the elderly man sitting next to me began weeping quietly. Suddenly, the passion and the conviction of those events and commitments became manifest.
A biography of legendary Spanish anarchist and Civil War fighter Buenaventura Durruti.
To reduce to a few hundred words the life story of an almost mythic figure is not an easy task. It can be said, without fear of exaggeration, that Buenaventura Durruti symbolised in his person the courageous struggle of workers and peasants in that country, and more specifically symbolises the spirit of Spanish anarchism.
An account by Pablo Ruiz of his contact and activity with Jaime Balius in the Spanish Civil War and Friends of Durruti group, written after Balius's death in 1981