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Spain in Our Hearts

Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

by Adam Hochschild

Hardcover, 438 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $30 |


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Adam Hochschild presents a history of the Spanish Civil War through the experiences of everyday people, including a honeymooning teen, a college senior and two fiercely partisan New York Times reporters who covered the war from opposing sides.

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Italian troops take part in a Nationalist victory parade in Madrid on May 19, 1939. Military aide from Italian dictator Benito Mussolini helped Gen. Francisco Franco win the Spanish Civil War. Len Putnam/Associated Press hide caption

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In Many Ways, Author Says, Spanish Civil War Was 'The First Battle Of WWII'

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