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The Duke, His Brother and the Locomotive December 9, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
The Duke, His Brother and the Locomotive

Great story, recently found, relating to the Spanish Civil War, presumably 1938. The narrator, of Jewish descent, has fled anschluss and arrived in Paris, en route to more permanent exile in the UK. I had run into Duke Dantin when he was a refugee in Paris, during the Spanish Civil War, he had fled from […]

Image: Executing Christ January 3, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
Image: Executing Christ

                          The Spanish Civil War… the junction of the twentieth century. Often sold as the beginning of the Second World War it was, in reality, the last blast of an older nineteenth-century battle, the battle between left and right. Once Barcelona had fallen […]