Unknown heroes: biographies of anarchist resistance fighters - Miguel Garcia

"Caraquemada: "Burntface"

A set of short biographies of anarchists who fought in the guerrilla resistance against General Franco's military dictatorship in the wake of the Spanish Civil War.

Submitted by Steven. on February 23, 2015


  • Manuel Lecha Blanch
  • Lorenzo Lopez Noguero
  • El Negret and El Valencia
  • Santiago Garcia Gasco
  • El Catala
  • Caraquemada (Burnt Face)
  • Jose Perez Pedrero
  • Carballo Blanco
  • Cesar Saborit Carrelero
  • Appendix 1: libertarian histories: the execution of five members of the Tallion Group, 1952
  • Appendix 2:9 trade unionists executed in Barcelona (protest leaflet)

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