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How an Anti-Fascist Photographer Landed in a Republican and Francoist Jail: The Lini Bunjes Story

November 14, 2020
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How an Anti-Fascist Photographer Landed in a Republican and Francoist Jail: The Lini Bunjes Story

The Dutch photographer Lini Bunjes was among the first foreign volunteers to join the defense of the Spanish Republic. A free-spirited and independent woman, she attracted suspicion from both the Republican and Nationalist authorities and spent several stints in jail. When she left Spain, in January 1941, she was 23, had an infant son,...
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