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INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE MEMORIAL
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2003

Photographs Copyright © Martin Edwards 2003

IN HONOUR OF OVER 2100 MEN &
WOMEN VOLUNTEERS WHO LEFT
THESE SHORES TO FIGHT SIDE
BY SIDE WITH THE SPANISH PEOPLE
IN THEIR HEROIC STRUGGLE
AGAINST FASCISM 1936 - 1939
MANY WERE WOUNDED AND
MAIMED 526 WERE KILLED
THEIR EXAMPLE INSPIRED
THE WORLD

"YET FREEDOM! YET THY BANNER,
TORN, BUT FLYING, STREAMS
LIKE THE THUNDER-STORM
AGAINSY THE WIND"

"THEY WENT BECUASE THEIR
OPEN EYES COULD SEE NO OTHER WAY"

THIS MEMORIAL UNVEILED BY
MICHAEL FOOT 5TH OCTOBER
1985 WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY
THE SUPPORT OF MANY
DEMOCRATIC ORGANISATIONS
INDIVIDUALS AND THE
GREAT LONDON COUNCIL

 

SCULPTOR: IAN WALTERS

11 July 2003

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