Abraham Lincoln Brigade
In July 1936, rightwing military officers led by fascist General Franco attempted to overthrow the newly elected democratic government of Spain. Hitler and Mussolini quickly joined in support of Franco. In response, nearly 3,000 Americans defied the US government to volunteer to fight in the Spanish Civil War, they called themselves Abraham Lincoln Brigade......here
"No man ever entered the earth more honorably than those who died in Spain."......Ernest Hemingway
"Into the Fire: American Women in the Spanish Civil War"