American and British Volunteers at the Battle of Jarama, 1937

Poorly equipped and with virtually no training, the American and British volunteers in the International Brigades, along with French, German, Belgian, Polish and other groups of anti fascists sustained huge casualties keeping the road to Madrid open. The battle of Jarama involved immense sacrifice but once again kept Spain's fascist generals out of the capital


 

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