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In Spain In Our Hearts, Americans In The Spanish Civil War

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In Spain In Our Hearts, Americans In The

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, author Adam Hochschild

describes the escapades of Americans during the

Spanish Civil War.

For three years during the 1930's the Spanish

Civil War dominated headlines in America and

around the world.

Volunteers flooded into Spain to help its

democratic government fight off a right-wing coup led

by Francisco Franco and aided by Hitler and Mussolini.

It was a shockingly brutal war, but it was soon overshadowed

by the world war that it helped introduce.

Today it is remembered through just a few classic

accounts: Ernest Hemingway's novel For Whom the Bell Tolls,

George Orwell's memoirs, Robert Capa's photographs. But in

Spain...

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