The Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War
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The Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War
This excellent documentary fills a gap in American history. It illustrates the role of thousands of Americans who left the safety of the United States at the end of the 1930s to fight against fascism in Spain. About 40,000 foreign volunteers from 50 countries were in the International Brigade, and the American Abraham Lincoln Brigade was a small part of that larger corps. The story of the American involvement is told with historical footage, newsreels, still photos, and other media, as well as interviews with survivors from the fighting. The soldiers who returned after the 1939 defeat of the… More

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"Made in 1984, this seminal documentary chronicles powerfully the participation of American soldiers in the Spanish Civil War."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com