22. History's Most Unlikely Warriors (ft. Richard Baxell)


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Sep 07 2020 107 mins   28

In today's episode, we are joined by author of the book Unlikely Warriors, and research fellow at the London School of Economics, Richard Baxell, to discuss the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. From how the Brigades were formed, to why and how people flocked to Spain, the battles they fought, and the people who served in them, we go in depth about how these men became History's Most Unlikely Warriors.

A big thanks to Richard for joining us. Find his book Unlikely Warriors here: https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781781312339/Unlikely-Warriors.html

Check out Alex's new book, Fighting for Spain here: https://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Fighting-for-Spain-Hardback/p/17936

Check out a recording of Alex's virtual book launch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0RtvcAw0Yk

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