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The latest IBMT Newsletter is now online. Go to our Newsletters page and you’ll see ‘issue 40 Sept 2015’, along with other back numbers. IBMT members are sent a printed copy of the magazine to their home address as soon as it’s published. There’s always a delay of a few weeks before the latest issue is made available our website. So, why not join the IBMT and receive your free copy hot off the press?

By Almudena Cros, President of the Asociación de Amigos de las Brigadas Internacionales


The IBMT’s “Antifascistas” exhibition opened in Aberdeen on 1 September and will be at the Central Library (Rosemount Viaduct, AB25 1GW (9am-5pm Tues & Thurs-Sat and 9am-8pm on Mon & Weds) until 31 October.


Here is the timetable of events for the IBMT's Annual General Meeting weekend in Aberdeen on 16-18 October. 


Friday 16 October 

The IBMT’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 17 October from 2.30pm-5pm at the Aberdeen Town House, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ. 


Spanish streets etc named after the International Brigades

Courtesy of our friends in the Madrid-based AABI (Asociación de Amigos de las Brigadas Internacionales), here is a list a streets, squares and parks named after the International Brigades in Spain:

1. Calle de las Brigadas Internacionales, 46013 Valencia

Three collages of photos taken by Neil Grange:

They came from Dundee, Hull and Glasgow; from the mines of the South Wales valleys, from Northumberland and Dumfries: over 2,000 from Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth. They left the comforts of peace, the love of their families and friends for the horror, tedium and carnage of war, because they knew that Spain’s fight was Europe’s fight and they knew it was humanity’s fight as well. 


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