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Irish and Jewish volunteers in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War

Manus O"Riordan

Irish and Jewish volunteers in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War

a 50th anniversary lecture and record recital.

by Manus O"Riordan

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Published in [Dublin] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Lecture originally presented at the Irish Jewish Museum, Dublin, 15 November 1987.

The Physical Object
Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21002907M

HARRY FISHER - AN IRISH TRIBUTE. I suppose the first book I read cover to cover on the Spanish Anti-Fascist War was that published in by my father, Irish International Brigade veteran Michael O’Riordan, entitled “The Connolly Column – The Story of the Irishmen who fought for the Spanish Republic”. This is the first poetry anthology solely devoted to poems written by International Brigade volunteers. Fully illustrated and with extensive notes, the collection conveys the idealism and anguish felt by the men and women who risked their lives to defend democracy against the rise of fascism in Europe. 'the most moving, inspirational collection of poetry I have read in/5.

International Communism and the Spanish Civil War provides an intimate picture of international communism in the Stalin era. Exploring the transnational exchanges that occurred in Soviet-structured spaces - from clandestine schools for training international revolutionaries in Moscow to the International Brigades in Spain - the book uncovers complex webs of interaction, at once Cited by: 9. There was a quick response in Ireland to the news that foreign anti-fascist volunteers were arriving in Spain. The communists took part in this manifestation of international solidarity. In September the decision was taken to form an Irish unit for the Spanish republican army.

feb. - Se opslagstavlen “Spanish Civil War“, der følges af personer på Pinterest og tilhører andrewpine. Se flere idéer til Spansk, Robert capa og Magnum photos pins. The Spanish Civil War had large numbers of non-Spanish citizens participating in combat and advisory positions. The governments of Germany, Italy—and to a lesser extent Portugal—contributed money, munitions, manpower and support to Nationalist forces led by Francisco government of the Soviet Union, and to a lesser extent France and .


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Irish and Jewish volunteers in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War by Manus O"Riordan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Irish and Jewish Volunteers in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War A 50th Anniversary Lecture And Record Recital. The Chairperson, Marilyn Taylor, introduced the lecturer, Manus O’Riordan, who is Research Officer of the Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union She pointed out that he was known not only for his work as a labour historian - having published material on Irish.

Jews In The Spanish Civil War By Martin Sugarman, BA (Hons.), Cert. (Assistant Archivist AJEX Jewish Military Museum) For reasons best known to themselves, most adherents of the Left - both old and new - and even the Jewish Community itself - have been, till recently, loathe to acknowledge and recall the dominant Jewish role in the International.

Irish Socialist volunteers in the Spanish Civil War describes a grouping of IRA members and Irish Socialists who fought in support the cause of the Second Republic during the Spanish Civil volunteers were taken from both Irish Republican and Unionist political backgrounds but were bonded through a Socialist and anti-clerical political philosophy.

The first was in Novemberwhen I gave a lecture on Irish and Jewish Volunteers in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War, as the Banner stood beside the Ark of the former synagogue of the Irish Jewish Museum, located off the Dublin street where I myself grew up and near the childhood home of Irish Jewish International Brigader Maurice Levitas [ The Spanish Civil War had large numbers of non-Spanish citizens participating in combat and advisory positions.

The governments of Italy, Germany—and to a lesser extent Portugal—contributed money, munitions, manpower and support to Nationalist forces led by Francisco government of the Soviet Union, and to a lesser extent France and. In November I gave a lecture in the Irish Jewish Museum, around the corner from my own childhood home, entitled "Irish and Jewish Volunteers in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War", which primarily related the story of "a neighbour's child", the Dublin Jewish brigadista Maurice ers: Clare International Brigades Commemorative Collective Est likes.

The CIBCC was setup under the auspices of the CCTU to remember Clare people who fought in the International Brigades during. article in the British anti-fascist magazine Searchlight on the relevance of the Cable Street Battle and the Spanish Civil War on the 70th anniversary.

The International Brigades were a collection of military units made up of volunteers from some 50 countries who fought for the Spanish Republic. The Jews of the Spanish civil war: a forgotten story.

three-year civil war and claimed the lives ofpeople. author of a forthcoming book on. The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra Civil Española) was a civil war in Spain fought from to Republicans loyal to the left-leaning Second Spanish Republic, in alliance with anarchists, of the communist and syndicalist variety, fought against a revolt by the Nationalists, an alliance of Falangists, monarchists, conservatives and Catholics, led by a military group +,   Fighting for Franco: International Volunteers in Nationalist Spain during the Spanish Civil War, New York, NY: Leicester University Press.

Judith Keene’s comprehensive work tackles the topic of foreign volunteers who fought for General Franco and the insurgent forces during the Spanish Civil War.

And a spanish republican division was the first entering in Paris _^ "The 9th Armored Company ("La Nueve"), composed of Spanish soldiers, veterans of the Spanish Civil War, were equipped with American M4 Sherman tanks, halftracks and trucks.

They were commanded by Captain Raymond Dronne, who became the first uniformed Allied officer to enter Paris.". Posts about spanish civil war written by antifascistfront.

By Alexander Reid Ross. Fascism, as we know it today, came amid the sweeping nationalism accompanying World War us leftists shifting from left to right ported their watchwords of solidarity and insurrection over to militant formations designed to destroy the left and seize power.

Below is the excellent RTÉ documentary on Irish involvement in the Spanish Civil War (Spanish Anti-Fascist War, ) uploaded by our good friend and grandson of brigadista Michael O’Riordain, Luke in the last couple of days.

The American volunteers in Spain were known as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, named after the president who had proclaimed Emancipation and who stood for the legal government of the United States in our own civil The Spanish Civil War began on J and instantly captured international attention.

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The support for the Spanish Republic- prevalent in the Zionist left as .[Show full abstract] Spanish Civil War. This article aims to contribute further to a better understanding of the longue durée of the anti-fascist fight .70, Irish volunteers fought for the Allies against Nazism.

John Bruton estima Irish volunteers were killed. Kevin Myers estimates 7, Irish volunteers were killed. There is no statue or serious memorial to them in Dublin, only a number of .