Spanish resistance

Review: Memoirs of a fighter - Miguel Garcia Garcia, Looking back after 20 years of jail

Review of pamphlet on Spanish anarchist militant. In KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No. 33, January 2003

Serrano Valero, Basiliso, 1908-1955

Basiliso

A short biography of Spanish anarcho-syndicalist and anti-fascist guerilla fighter Basiliso Serrano Valero, a.k.a El Manco de La Pesquera.

Edo, Luis Andres, 1925-2009

Luis Andres Edo

A short biography of Luis Andres Edo, one of the last historic figures of the Spanish anarchist organisations CNT-FAI.

Pan’s Labyrinth - review

Tom Jennings reviews Guillermo del Toro's Pan’s Labyrinth, a fantastical tale set in post-Civil War Spain.

Marti, Vicente, 1926-2006

A short biography of Spanish anarchist Vicente Marti who fought in the resistance to Franco and was involved in the anarchist movement in France.

Obituary: Goliardo Fiaschi, 1930-2000 - Stuart Christie

Obituary of Italian anarchist Goliardo Fiaschi by Stuart Christie from the Guardian newspaper.

Sabate Llopart, Francisco, "El Quico", 1915-1960

Francisco Sabaté Llopart 'El Quico'

A short biography of Sabate - the most famous and one of the most tenacious fighters in the armed resistance to Franco. Surviving longer than many other guerrillas, he finally succumbed to the bullets of the Civil Guard in 1960.

Sabate Llopart, Manuel, 1927-1950

Manual Sabaté Llopart

A short biography of Manual Sabaté Llopart, anarchist and brother of the famous anti-Franco guerilla Francisco Sabate Llopart, 'El Quico'.

Montes, Jose Perez 'Pepin', 1915-1947

Jose Perez Montes, 'Pepin'

A biography of Jose Perez Montes, 'Pepin', a Spanish anarchist who fought in the Civil War and then set about organising the clandestine resistance.

1939-1945: Spanish Resistance in France

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An account of the activity of Spanish anarchist and anti-fascist exiles in the Resistance in Nazi-occupied France. Tens of thousands were forced to flee Spain following fascist victory in the Civil War.