During the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), almost forty thousand men and women from fifty-two countries, including 2,800 Americans, traveled to Spain to join the International Brigades to help fight fascism.  The U.S. volunteers became known collectively as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

"The Last Lincoln Veteran"  Video (5 min. 45 sec.)
<<http://youtube/XBdYlvSQ2mA >>

From the album, Big Red Sessions by David Rovics


January 23, 2012