Adam Herton served with the Hungarian Imperial Army, the Red Army, and the International Brigades. He went on to serve during World War II, with the Hungarian Group of the Special Operations Executive. See Record
Joseph Gibbons was one of three brothers to fight in the Spanish Civil War. They each travelled to Spain from a different country: Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Joseph was cited for bravery in Spain, and went on to serve in World War II. See Record
George Fiwchuk, Ukrainian-Canadian volunteer, was a Cumminist Party member and a veteran of World War II. He died and was buried in Spain while visiting in 1979 with the MacPap Veterans' Association. See Record
We are excited to welcome journalist and scholar Michael Petrou to our research team!
This July, some of our project members will be travelling to London to present at an exciting conference hosted by the Univesity of London's Institute of Modern Languages Research. Spanish Civil War and World Literatures will be held from July 11 to 12. Check out the conference event page. Here are some presentations to look out for:
We are excited to announce our print series, Canada and the Spanish Civil War. It is a sub-series of the University of Ottawa Press's Canadian Literature Collection. The sub-series is comprised of texts in which the Spanish Civil War features prominently. Keep up to date on our new and forthcoming publications.