Spanish Civil War

The Red and Black Column – “Columna Roja y Negra”

Many of the militia columns formed in Barcelona flew flags divided diagonally into red and black fields. It represented cooperation between the Anarchists (Black) and the Socialists (Red). A Spanish Civil War column is roughly equivalent to a regiment in regular armies. The Red and Black Column was primarily composed of F.A.I. members (Federacion Anarquista… Continue reading The Red and Black Column – “Columna Roja y Negra”

Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War Nationalist Infantry

Sargento Alfonso Guerra muttered a curse as he stumbled on a clump of grass. The fog was so thick in the ravine, he could only make out silhouettes where his men were standing. He glanced at his watch. The attack was supposed to have started ten minutes ago. There was no sound of gun fire,… Continue reading Spanish Civil War Nationalist Infantry