5 edition of Lincoln Battalion found in the catalog.
|Statement||Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade|
|Publishers||Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 106 p. :|
|Number of Pages||50|
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Payne, University of Wisconsin—Madison, author of The Spanish Civil Lincoln Battalion, the Soviet Union, and Communism In the summer of 1936, Generalissimo Francisco Franco led a group of right-wing nationalists in a military attack on the Republican government of Spain—the start of what would become the Spanish Civil War. The Lincolns suffered heavy losses during the. Were these men selfless defenders of liberty or un-American Communists?
Nationalist weight of numbers and material eventually pushed the XVth Brigade back. The Lincoln-Washington Battalion was dispersed, reformed and dispersed again in a confused series of holding actions and retreats.
The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction. Stember spent most of his time in the XV Brigade Headquarters. Almost without exception they wanted places in all-Spanish units, where, if captured, they could expect a prison term, not execution on the spot—the usual fate of brigaders taken in battle.
One reported on a trial of 12 American deserters, who it appears were convicted and executed.