Spanish civil war

1936: Report On The Revolutionary Movement In Barcelona

Documentary film made by the CNT/FAI showing the first days of the Spanish revolution in Barcelona. Spanish Audio with English subtitles.

Popola Fronto: 1936-1939

La kompleta kolekto de Popola Fronto

The Sons of Night by Antoine Gimenez and the Giménologues [Book review]

This is your chance to meet Antoine Gimenez who, by anybody’s standards, led an interesting life.

A revolutionary theory (with an introduction by Agustín Guillamón)

Front page of El Amigo del Pueblo issue 5

An article published in July 1937 by The Friends of Durruti, large portions of which appeared in the pamphlet “The Revolutionary Message of the ‘Friends of Durruti’” (PDF) that was translated into English via French. Here it is translated in full directly from Spanish for the first time.

Barricadas en Barcelona by Agustin Guillamon (Spa)

Book cover/Portada del libro

Spanish edition, by Ediciones Espartaco International, of Agustín Guillamóns Barricades in Barcelone.

5 times Sabate proved he was Franco’s Public Enemy No. 1

Francesc Sabaté Llopart, aka ‘El Quico’.

The life of Francesc Sabaté Llopart, aka ‘El Quico’, reads like the story of an anarchist action film: participating in the Spanish Civil War, the anti-Nazi resistance in France and armed struggle against Franco, Sabaté carried out assassinations of fascists, illegal border crossings across the Pyrenees and armed robberies to fund the resistance.

War or revolution: The dilemma of the Spanish Civil War – Rudolf De Jong

The war and the revolution are indivisible

A short essay by the former director of the Spanish Section of the International Institute of Social History on the so-called “dilemma” of the Spanish Civil War, in which the author claims that there was no “dilemma” at all for the Republicans and Stalinists, who simply wanted to use the war to stop the revolution, while the Socialist Party (Largo Caballero), riddled with traitors and communist infiltrators, totally failed to even explicitly address the “dilemma”, which was finally suppressed among the libertarians by the “committee-ocracy”, a precursor of the forms of the social democratic welfare state of the postwar period.

Spanish anti-fascist ‘prisoners of war’ in Lancashire, 1944–46

Spanish anti-fascist prisoners in Chorley

Fascinating and detailed paper by Richard Cleminson examining the appalling treatment of Spanish anti-fascist resistance fighters during World War II being detained in internment camps in Britain alongside Nazi and fascist prisoners.

Kelkaj Konsideroj pri la 53-a Universala Kongreso de Esperanto - Eduardo Vivancos

Eduardo Vivancos kriktkoj de la UEA Kongreso en Madrido 1968, kaj la influis de Franco.

El https://www.nodo50.org/esperanto/artik72.htm (kun pli bildoj kaj ligiloj)

Socialism from Below: A History of Anarchism

A short history of Anarchism both as a philosophy and as a movement, written during World War II.