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There was standing room only at IBMT events in Oxford over the weekend, where the Trust held its AGM at Ruskin College on Saturday 6 September.


These two documents (the Executive Committee report and the financial report for 2013/14) will be presented to the 2014 IBMT AGM. The AGM will be held on Saturday 6 September from 3pm-5pm at Ruskin College, Dunstan Road, Old Headington, Oxford OX3 9BZ. All IBMT members are welcome. Check our 'Events' section for more information about the meeting.


Marshall Mateer has produced this 18-minute film about the IBMT’s annual commemoration at London’s Jubilee Gardens on 5 July:


We mourn the death of Hans Landauer, the last Austrian International Brigade volunteer and member of the Ernst Thälmann Battalion in Spain. Hans died on 19 July 2014 at the age of 93. Following his return from Spain he was arrested by the Gestapo in Vienna and imprisoned at the Dachau concentration camp. and remained a lifelong anti-fascist.


This is the exchange of letters that has appeared in issues 36 and 37 of the IBMT Newsletter. Online comments are now closed. If you would like to add a comment, please send it to



We mourn the passing of Austrian International Brigader Gert Hoffmann, who died on 9 July 2014, one month after his 97th birthday.


He was a veteran of the Ernst Thälmann Battalion of the XI International Brigade.

For a slideshow of the IBMT's annual commemoration in London's Jubilee Gardens on 5 July click on any image here:


One of Spain’s leading campaigners for justice for the tens of thousands of victims of Franco’s dictatorship will address the annual commemoration this Saturday (5 July 2014) for the British volunteers who fought in the Spanish Civil War as part of the legendary International Brigades.


A nine-minute film by Marshall Mateer showing highlights of the opening of the IBMT’s permanent exhibition at Newhaven Fort, East Sussex, on 28 May can be seen here:  

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IBMT members are invited to attend the opening of a permanent exhibition about the International Brigades at Newhaven Fort [Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex BN9 9DS] on Wednesday 28 May 2014. 



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