David Seymour

SPAIN. 1936. The Spanish Civil War. Barcelona. October 28th, 1938. The International Brigades are made to leave Spain by the Jallander Commission, which ordered the departure of all foreign troops fighting alongside the Republicans and Franquists. Nevertheless the Germans and Italians continue to send over men and war supplies to Franco. The capital of Catalonia pays tribute to the International Brigades. During the ceremony, Dolors IBARRURI, leader of the Spanish Communist Party, addresses the survivors of the International Brigades with her well-known "You are history! You are legend! [....] The blood spilt on our soil will not be sterile, it will be bear its fruit." Soldiers of the International Brigades during the farewell ceremony.