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Fighting for Franco

International Volunteers in Nationalist Spain During the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39

by Judith Keene

  • 346 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Hambledon & London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil war,
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Spain,
  • Europe - Spain & Portugal,
  • Europe - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGabriel Jackson (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8976451M
    ISBN 101852855932
    ISBN 109781852855932

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      In this DVD you will learn: the correct way to hold a stick, why stick fighting is critical for modern self-defense training, 3 reasons why you should use a hammer grip, turning your stick into a.   The opening two lines came from chatting to Cathy Neil daughter of Thomas Brannan, one of the men from Blantyre who died in Spain at a talk by Daniel Gray on his book 'Homage to Caledonia' another.

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Complete and Comprehensive Knife Fighting Instruction. With over photographs, and easy-to-follow instructions, this comprehensive page book /5(18). Despite the huge volume of writing on the International Brigades and other volunteers fighting for the Republic, there is little published work on foreign volunteers fighting for Franco.

Judith Keene challenges one of the enduring myths of the Franco state: that the Nationalist forces that won the civil war consisted of patriotic Spaniards while the Republic was. One of the enduring myths of the Franco state was that the Nationalist forces that won the Civil War consisted of patriotic Spaniards while the Republic was defended by a rag tag army of foreign 'reds.' During the Spanish civil war, however, many groups on the European right were galvanized by the Nationalist cause.

European fascists, conservative Catholics and those. Fighting for Franco book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the enduring myths of the Franco state was that the Natio /5(2). Sammy Franco is the founder and creator of Contemporary Fighting Arts (CFA), one of the first original reality based self-defense systems specifically designed for real world self porary Fighting Arts is a sophisticated and practical system of self-defense, designed specifically to provide efficient and effective methods to avoid, defuse, confront, and.

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About Fighting For Franco. One of the enduring myths of the Franco state was that the Nationalist forces that won the Civil War consisted of patriotic Spaniards while the Republic was defended by a rag tag army of foreign 'reds.' During the Spanish civil war, however, many groups on the European right were galvanized by the Nationalist cause.

Franco opens his book with some cautionary statements the techniques to be taught. He then adds,' Savage Street Fighting is a radical self-defense program specifically designed to teach the law-abiding citizen how to use "tactical savagery" when faced with the immediate threat of an unlawful deadly criminal attack/5(25).

Judith Keene is the author of Fighting for Franco ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), The Last Mile To Huesca ( avg rating, 2 r /5. New York: Hambledon Continuum, Pp.

x, Maps, notes, biblio., index. $ paper. ISBN: While the story of or 50, foreign volunteers for the Spanish Republic during the civil war of has been told often and generally with sympathy, that of the smaller.

Marielle Franco (Portuguese pronunciation: [maɾiˈɛli ˈfɾɐ̃ku], born Marielle Francisco da Silva; 27 July – 14 March ) was a Brazilian politician, feminist, and human rights activist.

After earning a master's degree in public administration from the Fluminense Federal University, she served as a city councillor of the Municipal Chamber of Rio de Janeiro for the Socialism and Born: Marielle Francisco da Silva, 27 July.

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Francisco Franco Bahamonde (/ ˈ f r æ ŋ k oʊ /, Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko ˈfɾaŋko]; 4 December – 20 November ) was a Spanish general who ruled over Spain from to as a dictator. During his rule Franco assumed the title period in Spanish history, from the Nationalist victory in the Spanish Civil War to Franco's death, is commonly known as Francoist Children: María del Carmen.

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Fighting for Franco reconstructs their motivation and the mind set which took them to Spain. It thus casts a new light on Nationalist Spain and on the specific concerns of a wide variety of right-wing movements between the : Judith Keene.