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Interviews

Biographies of and interviews with British and Irish volunteers

On specific volunteers:

Bennett, Richard. ‘Portrait of a Killer’, New Statesman, 24 March 1961, pp.471-472 (Article on George Nathan).

Cronin, Seán. Frank Ryan: The Search for the Republic. Dublin: Repsol, 1979.

Fernbach, David. ‘Tom Wintringham and Socialist Defence Strategy’, History Workshop Journal, 14, Autumn 1982, pp.63-91.

Hall, Christopher. Disciplina Camaradas: four English volunteers in Spain 1936-39. Pontefract: Gosling Press, 1994 (A study of the role in Spain of Maurice Levine, Bernard McKenna, David Goodman and Stafford Cottman).

Harrison, Stanley. Good to be Alive: The Story of Jack Brent. London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1954.

Hurst, Steve. Famous Faces of the Spanish Civil War. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2009 (Contains portraits of Peter Kemp, John Cornford and Esmond Romilly, among others).

Jackson, Angela. 'For Us it was Heaven': The Passion, Grief and Fortitude of Patience Darton. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 2012.

Klaus, H. Gustav, ed. Strong Words, Brave Deeds: The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O’Brien, Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War. Dublin: O’Brien Press, 1994.

Lewis, Brian and Gledhill, Bill. A Lion of a Man. Yorkshire Art Circus, 1985 (Includes 'Pounded Earth' by Tommy James).

Lewis, Greg. A Bullet Saved My Life: The remarkable adventures of Bob Peters. Pontypool: Warren & Pell, 2006.

MacDougall, Ian. ‘Tom Murray: Veteran of Spain’, Cencrastus, 18, Autumn 1984, pp.16-19.

Martin, Sylvia. Ink in Her Veins: the troubled life of Aileen Palmer. Crawley, WA: UWA Publishing, 2016.

Nugent, Steve. No Coward Soul: Jack Nalty (1902-1938). Toronto: Firehouse Productions, 2003.

Preston, Paul. Doves of War. London: Harper Collins, 2002 (includes a chapter on Nan Green).

Purcell, Hugh. The Last English Revolutionary: Tom Wintringham 1898-1949. Stroud: Sutton, 2004 & revised second edition, Sussex Academic Press, 2013.

Quinn, Michael. The Making of an Irish Communist Leader. The Life and Times of Michael O'Riordan, 1938-1947. Dublin: CPI, 2011.

Stansky, Peter and Abrahams, William. Journey to the Frontier: Two Roads to the Spanish Civil War. London: Constable. 1966 (On Julian Bell and John Cornford).

Wainwright, John L. The Last to Fall. The Life and Letters of Ivor Hickman. Southampton: Hatchett Green, 2013.

Whetter, James. A British hero: Christopher St. Joihn Sprigg aka Christopher Caudwell. Gorran: Lyfrow Trelyspen, 2011.

Collections of interviews:

Arthur, Max. The Real Band of Brothers. London: Collins, 2009.

Cook, Judith. Apprentices of Freedom. London: Quartet Press, 1979

Corkhill, D., and Rawnsley, S. eds. The Road to Spain: Anti Fascists at War 1936-1939. Fife: Borderline, 1981.

Crowley, Mike. ‘Rebels Against Rebels’, North West Labour History, 22, 1997-1998. pp.78-81.

Darman, Peter. Heroic Voices of the Spanish Civil War. London: New Holland, 2009.

MacDougall, Ian ed. Voices from the Spanish Civil War: Personal Recollections of Scottish Volunteers in Republican Spain, 1936-1939, Edinburgh: Polygon, 1986.