Remembering the battles of Quinto and Belchite

August 21, 2012

Alan Warren writes: An event at Quinto will be held over the weekend of August 31/ September 1, 2012 to commemorate the 75th anniversaries of the Battles of Quinto and Belchite. We look forward to meeting those keen to explore Purburrel Hill and the various locations of the Battle of Quinto aswell as the locations of where the Henri Cartier Bresson film “With the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain” were filmed in October 1937. More information here, contact Alan here.


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  1. […] instructive of the wider International Brigade experience. The battalion was tasked with assaulting Purburrel Hill, a formidable position held by up to 500 Francoists, well dug-in with bunkers and trenches. They […]