Nottingham SCW monument rededicated

July 23, 2010

A monument to Spanish Civil War volunteers from Nottinghamshire, which has been the object of repeated controversy, was rededicated this week in a special ceremony, the Retford Times reports:

The move brought together the county’s trades council as well as Labour and Liberal Democrat party members at County Hall in Nottingham at the weekend. Twenty-six men from across Nottinghamshire made the treacherous journey to Spain to fight for the Republicans against the fascist forces of General Franco. Nine were killed.

More here. Previous ALBA Blog post on the topic here.