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  • Homage to Catalonia (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil War, chronicled in Homage to Catalonia, the author brings the force of his humanity, passion and clarity, describing with bitter intensity the bright hopes and cynical betrayals of that chaotic episode: the revolutionary euphoria of Barcelona, and more.

    $10.08 $18.00
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  • The Spanish Civil War 1936-39: Part 2 (English, Paperback) Alejandro De Quesada, Stephen Walsh

    Illustrates how diverse the Republican forces were, drawn from loyal elements of the Spanish army that rejected the appeal of rebel generals, a range of volunteer regional units and political militias, and supported by volunteers from many other countries, including Great Britain, France and Germany, in units known as the International Brigades.

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  • The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (1): 1 (English, Paperback) Alejandro De Quesada, Stephen Walsh

    The Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork, this book depicts the fighting men of the Nationalist forces that strove to take control of Spain alongside their German and Italian allies.

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  • The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic (English, Paperback) Henry Buckley

    *Exceptional insider account of Spanish Civil War *Spanish Civil War continues to have lots of general reader appeal *New intro by Paul Preston - leading historian of Spanish Civil War

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  • The Last Days of the Spanish Republic (English, Hardback) Paul Preston

    Told for the first time in English, Paul Preston's new book tells the story of a preventable tragedy that cost many thousands of lives and ruined tens of thousands more at the end of the Spanish Civil War.

    $28.17 $34.99
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  • The Spanish Civil Wars (English, Paperback) Mark Lawrence

    This book provides a comparative history of the domestic and international nature of Spain's First Carlist War (1833-40) and the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), as well as the impact of both conflicts.The book demonstrates how and why Spain's struggle for liberty was won in the 1830s only for it to be lost one hundred years later. It shows how both civil wars were world wars in miniature, fought in...

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  • Alcala Zamora and the Failure of the Spanish Republic, 19311936 (English, Paperback) Stanley G. Payne

    The Second Spanish Republic (1931?36) was the only new liberal democratic regime to emerge in Europe during the 1930s. Historians, however, have focused primarily on the Civil War of 1936?39 that followed, devoting much less attention to the parliamentary regime that preceded it. This book deals with the history and failure of the democratic polity in Spain through a detailed examination of the...

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  • Crickets Against Rats: Volume 1 (English, Paperback) Marek Sobski

    The theme of the book is part of the Italian Regia Aeronautica in the Spanish Civil War. In July, 1936. Rebellious Spanish Benito Mussolini's generals asked for help. A positive decision for them, was not taken immediately, in the end, however, twelve SM.

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  • Gibraltar and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 (English, Paperback) Julio Ponce Alberca

    Incorporating local, national and international dimensions of the conflict, Gibraltar and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 provides the first detailed account of the British enclave Gibraltar's role during and after the Spanish Civil War.The neutral stance adopted by democratic powers upon the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War is well-known. The Non-Intervention Committee played a key role in this...

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  • The Basque Phase of Spain's First Carlist War (English, Hardback) John F. Coverdale

    This work explores the background and first two years of the First Carlist War--a conflict that pitted conservative northern peasants against the liberal Madrid government in the largest and most sustained case of armed peasant resistance to modernization in nineteenth-century Europe.Originally published in 1984.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make...

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  • Italian Intervention in the Spanish Civil War (English, Hardback) John F. Coverdale

    Using hitherto unavailable material from the Italian foreign ministry, Franco's headquarters, and Mussolini's secretariat, John F. Coverdale traces the development of Italo-Spanish relations from the beginning of the Fascist regime. His analysis reveals that traditional foreign policy outweighed ideological and internal political considerations in Mussolini's decision making. John F. Coverdale...

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  • Hell and Good Company (Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Celebrated historian Richard Rhodes explores the Spanish Civil War through the stories of the reporters, writers, artists and doctorswho witnessed it

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  • The Experimental Units of Hitler's Condor Legion (English, Paperback) Rafael A. Permuy Lopez, Lucas Molina Franco

    The Spanish Civil War saw the first use in combat of the German Messerschmitt Bf 109, Heinkel He 111, and the Dornier Do 17 in special 'experimental' units.

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  • Forgotten Places (English, Paperback) Nick Lloyd

    This is a guide to Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War, beginning in the 19th century with the conditions and movements which led to the social revolution of 1936, and ending with the fall of the city on 26 January 1939 when Franco's tanks drove down the Diagonal and set about destroying everything the Republic and the revolutionaries had built. Stories from the aftermath of the war, the exile and...

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  • Friend or Foe? (Paperback)

    'Today with the Red Army captive and disarmed, the Nationalist [nacionales] troops have achieved their final military objectives. The war is over.' With these two sentences, on 1 April 1939, General Franco announced that his writ ran across the whole of Spain. His words marked a high point for those who had flocked to Franco's side and since the start of the Civil War in July 1936 had carried out...

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  • The Spanish Civil War (English, Paperback) Stanley G. Payne

    This book is a general history of the Spanish Civil War, providing a clear and objective account of its origins in Spanish domestic affairs.

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  • Guerra (Paperback) Jason Webster

    When Jason Webster and his wife moved into an idyllic old farmhouse in the mountains north of Valencia, by chance he found an unmarked mass grave from the Spanish Civil War on his doorstep. Yet the more Webster unveils of the passions that set one countryman against another, the more he is led to wonder.

    $11.45 $16.99
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  • The Republican Army in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 (English, Hardback) Michael Alpert

    A military history of the Spanish Civil War focussing on the challenges faced by the Republican Army.

    $106.83 $129.00
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  • Spanish Civil War Tanks (English, Paperback) Steven Zaloga, Tony Bryan

    The tanks used during the Spanish Civil War are often labeled as little more than test vehicles in a convenient proving ground before World War II. This book takes a look at the tanks deployed in Spain, examining how future tanks and armored tactics were shaped and honed by the crews' experiences.

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  • A Short History of the Spanish Civil War (English, Paperback) Julian Casanova

    The years of the Spanish Civil War filled twentieth-century Spain with hope, frustration and drama. Charting the most significant events and battles alongside the main players in the tragedy, the author provides answers to some of the pressing questions that have been asked since the painful defeat of the Second Republic.

    $13.40 $15.95
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