Mine Were of Trouble: A Nationalist Account of the Spanish Civil War
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Kemp relates how four Western journalist friends of his, two American and two British, were driving near the battle when a shell hit their car.
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Franco had the new leader of the Falange arrested, and took over as the leader of the nationalist side of the war effort –making him the central “bad guy” in the Civil War narrative. He very much enjoyed his time with the Carlists, and was quickly promoted to alférez, a junior officer rank, sometimes translated “sub-lieutenant,” meaning in practice he commanded part of a platoon, apparently ten to twenty men at a time.If this is the sort of thing I have to do to prove myself a man, I thought, I think I’ll stay a mouse.
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I’d like to express the (perhaps) unpopular opinion that Mine Were of Trouble is a better book than Homage to Catalonia.Sign Up To Acces "Mine Were of Trouble: A Nationalist Account of the Spanish Civil War (Peter Kemp WarTrilogy)"3. Because of this bravery,he was one of the few foreign volunteers granted a private audience with Generalissimo FranciscoFranco.
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This quote is taken from toward the end of the book, after several violent, bloody and—generally—only mildly successful campaigns against Republican forces. I couldn't help but notice that the majority of people he encountered we're either A) petty aristocrats in some form who very obviously would feel threatened by a communist government or B) peasants and volunteers who were likely serving for the Nationalists because wherever they were from supported that side first.First, however, Franco asked to see him, and he had a thirty-minute interview, consisting mostly of Franco talking about the dangers of Communism. Puzzling, when you think about it, how the propaganda campaign succeeded so comprehensively when pretty much all of the propaganda turns out to be rubbish (does anybody take “For Whom The Bell Tolls” seriously? We found no trace of mutilation, but after ten minutes of this grisly business I was violently sick and told Roth I could not go on.