52 books — 18 voters
Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War took place from 1936 to 1939 and was fought between the Republicans, who were loyal to the democratic, left-leaning Second Spanish Republic, and the Nationalists, a falangist group led by General Francisco Franco. The Nationalists won, and Franco then ruled Spain for the next 36 years, from April 1939 until his death in November 1975.
Romance Novels Set in the 1930's
Spanish Civil War Comics
67 books — 4 voters
No Pasaran! A Spanish Civil War booklist
63 books — 11 voters
Fiction Set in 1930s
47 books — 36 voters
War Widows: Historical Romance where the Heroine or Hero is widowed by War.
21 books — 6 voters
“ In The Captive Mind, written in the early 1950s, Czeslaw Milosz wrote that Eastern European intellectuals, reading 1984 in clandestine editions, were amazed to find that its author had never visited the Soviet Union. How, then, had he captured its mental and moral atmosphere? By reading its propaganda, and by paying attention, and by noticing the tactics of Stalin's agents in the Spanish Republic. Anybody could have done this, but few had the courage to risk the accusation of 'giving ammunition ...more ”
“ Poem Heart of the heartless world, Dear heart, the thought of you Is the pain at my side, The shadow that chills my view. The wind rises in the evening, Reminds that autumn is near. I am afraid to lose you, I am afraid of my fear. On the last mile to Huesca, The last fence for our pride, Think so kindly, dear, that I Sense you at my side. And if bad luck should lay my strength Into the shallow grave, Remember all the good you can; Don’t forget my love. ”