Friday, October 24, 2014

1936-1939 INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE; JEWS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

1936-1939 THE INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE: JEWS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

Martin Sugarman in his article, Against Fascim-Jews Who Served in The International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War, discusses the role that Jews from various countries played in the conflict. He offers extremely extensive lists of Jews who participated (some of the brigades had individuals from various countries):

The British Brigade

The Jaroslav Dombrowski Brigade

Abraham Lincoln/Washington Brigade: The American Volunteers
     Medical listed separately—Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, 
                                                 Ambulance Drivers
     War Correspondents

The Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion—Canada

The Latvian Volunteers

Franco-Belge Brigade

Sweden

George Dimitrov (from Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, and other---mostly Sephardim)

Austria—includes medical, combatants lists

Italy

Palestine/Israel

Romania

Thaelmann Battalion (Germany)

Other Lists

Please see the article for the names.