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EP12 - Jewish Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War


Ep12 features a conversation with Martin Sugarman, an expert on the Jewish volunteers who traveled to Spain in the mid 1930's in order to fight fascism. We hear about their motivations and how the fight over the narrative of how they are being remembered

About a quarter of all the volunteers that came from around the world to fight fascism in the mid-1930's were Jewish. Martin Sugarman talks about why they went, how their sacrifices mustn't be forgotten and how their Jewishness is being purposely erased in some leftist circles today.

Filetype: MP3 - Size: 61 MB - Duration: 42:50m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)

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