Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War for NUTS! – Part One, Small Arms

Entrenched Republican Militia 1936 “When you have had a glimpse of such a disaster as this – and however it ends the Spanish war will turn out to have been an appalling disaster, quite apart from the slaughter and physical suffering – the result is not necessarily disillusionment and cynicism.  Curiously enough the whole experience… Continue reading Spanish Civil War for NUTS! – Part One, Small Arms

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”