Posts Tagged ‘last British International Brigader’

  1. RIP David Lomon, 1918-2012


    December 22, 2012 by Lydia Syson

    When Ellathebookworm from the Guardian Teen Book Club asked me this week what I would have found hardest if I’d been a soldier in the Spanish Civil War, I immediately thought of David Lomon, and what he had endured after being taken prisoner by Mussolini’s forces in Spain in the spring of 1938.  Richard Baxell interviewed him for his new book, Unlikely Warriors – read more here. Very sadly, David died yesterday.

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