A short biography of the German anarchist Arthur Lewin, active in Spain and France.
Arthur Lewin was born into a Jewish family on 12th April 1907. He became active in the Anarcho-Syndicalist Youth(SAJD) in Leipzig. There he met his future wife Martha. He was a keen Esperantist and was a delegate to the World Esperantist Congress at Leningrad in 1925.
A short biography of Izak Aufseher, anarchist active in Germany, Spain, and Switzerland
Izak Aufseher was born in the small town of Kuty in Galicia, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and now in the Ukraine, into a poor Jewish family on the 26th January 1905. He only attended school, run by Hasidic Jews, for two years and with the outbreak of the First World War he saw the break-up of his family. Forced by poverty to emigrate, he ended up in Berlin in 1928.
THE ORIGINS OF THE GERMAN COMMUNIST LEFT
The political indecision of the party during the war and in the Revolution of November 1918
The birth of the Comintern in March 1919
THE BUILDING UP OF THE K.A.P.D
The split at the Heidelberg congress
The birth of the K.A.P.D.: the Ruhr uprising
The activity of the party. The Program
A short biography of Albert Kille, German language anarchist who fought in Spain.
Albert Kille was born at St Gallen in Switzerland on 31st December 1896. He appears to have moved to Germany because in 1919 he joined the Productive Supplies Union there. He also joined the German Communist Party (KPD) around the same time.
A short biography of the German Jewish anarchist Egon Illfeld
Egon Illfeld was born into a Jewish family in Wartenberg in Bavaria on January 19th, 1914. A typographer by trade, he became a member of the German Communist Party (KPD) and was sentenced in Munich in August 1934 to 6 months in prison as a member of the Communist Party. He appears to have been associated with the left opposition inside (and outside) the KPD.