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Britons' 'Spanish fight against fascism'

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More people from Britain and Ireland fought in the Spanish Civil War than previously thought, according to documents at the National Archive.

James Cronan of the National Archive and Ken Loach, director of Land and Freedom, discuss why some Britons were so intent on fighting for the republic.


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