British women in Spain

British women in Spain

A number of British women also travelled to Spain to support the Spanish Republic's struggle. Most served in the medical services, where they contributed to the saving of untold numerous lives. Others, such as Nan Green and Winifred Bates, took on political and administrative tasks. One British woman, the sculptor and artist Felicia Browne, was killed fighting with a Spanish militia column in August 1936.


Jim Fyrth, The Signal was Spain London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1986.

Penelope Fyvel, English Penny, Ilfracombe: Arthur Stockwell, 1992.

Angela Jackson, British Women and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, London: Routledge, 2002.

Paul Preston, Doves of War, London: Harper Collins, 2002.

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