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The Spanish Civil War, 80 Years On: Canadian Connections

Serge Alternês sends us details of the following event…

Monday, July 18, 2016, 7:30pm
People’s Co­op Bookstore, 1391 Commercial Drive, Vancouver BC

July 18, 1936: Fascist generals attempt a coup against the elected Popular Front government of Spain, plunging the country into three years of bloody war that captured the attention of the world, and became a microcosm of the international political and
social conflict leading to World War II.

July 18, 2016: Marking the 80th anniversary, three B.C. writers explore the significant Canadian participation in, and connections to, the Spanish struggle against fascism.