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Jim Jump, Secretary of the IBMT, writes:


IBMT Film Coordinator Marshall Mateer reports on a summer of activity in Hull…


Report from the Oxford International Brigade Memorial Committee…


The latest issue of the magazine from our sister organisation in Germany, the KFSR, is now available to download as a PDF. The magazine '¡NO PASARAN!' is printed in the German language. This issue deals with the lessons that can be learnt from the Spanish Civil War, the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica and other issues relating to International Brigaders. 

Click here to download the PDF of '¡NO PASARAN!'. 

Message from the AABI, the Madrid-based association of friends of the International Brigades…


A new booklet which details the role of Wales in the Spanish Civil War has been produced and is now available to purchase through the IBMT. 'Wales and the Spanish Anti-Fascist War' was written by Robert Griffiths, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain. It is produced in both English and Welsh and published by the Welsh Communist Party.

Are you planning to attend the IBMT’s Annual General Meeting and commemoration weekend in Cardiff on 13-15 October? If so, you can now download an informative booklet which both describes the Welsh involvement in the Spanish Civil War and is a guide to the weekend’s events and activities.

The IBMT’s Annual General Meeting will take place at 2pm on Saturday 14 October 2017 at the offices of the GMB, Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB as part of a Commemoration Weekend in and around Cardiff.


IBMT President Marlene Sidaway pays tribute to two strong and inspirational women who were founding members of the IBMT and widows of International Brigaders…

Joan Brown, who died in July at the age of 89, was one of the IBMT’s earliest and most active members.

A digital booklet outlining the history of the Oxford International Brigade memorial is now available to download as a PDF. The 36-page document contains many details and images about the memorial, which stands as a tribute to the 31 men and women from Oxfordshire who joined the International Brigades. Six of them died in Spain.


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