poster by the artist, Parrilla, celebrates the International
Brigades, the thousands of volunteers who rushed
to the defense of the Spanish republic from around
the world. The poster reads, "All the Peoples
of the World are in the International Brigades on
the side of the Spanish people."
working class and simply anti-fascist rather than
communist... many in the Brigades came from countries
where fascism had stamped out the light of liberty.
Germans, Italians, Poles, Czechs, Hungarians, and
Serbs joined in droves, but it was France that had
the largest number of fighters in the International