Spanish Civil War and the Seafarers and Dockers



France Navigation

| SPANISHSKY.DK 2 OCTOBER 2020 |   From the book “De Spaanse hemel spreidt zijn sterren” by Rien Dijkstra/ translation (from Dutch) by Nancy Phillip The founding of France Navigation During the Spanish Civil War, Spanish gold amounting to millions… Continue Reading →

The Danish-German Resistance during World War 2

| SPANISHSKY.DK 31 MAY 2020 | Text excerpt about the Danish-German resistance in World War II from a series of articles about the resistance fight of the Wasserkante (Waterside, Northern Germany) from the Hamburger Volkszeitung, July to October 1947, Ernst-Thälmann-Memorial… Continue Reading →

John Heartfield – The Photomontage Magician

| SPANISHSKY.DK 21 MAY 2020 | John Heartfield was a highly productive artist, especially in his young adult life. He is perhaps best known for his 240 photomontages, but he was also an accomplished scenographer and editor and the co-founder… Continue Reading →

75th Anniversary of Victory in World War II

Friedrich ”Fritz” Schuhmann

| SPANISHSKY.DK 4 MAY 2020 |   Wir versprechen, ihre Erinnerung zu ehren Deine Treue und Deinen Mut indem sie zum Sieg führt, die Sache, für die Du Dein Blut geopfert We promise to honour your memory your faithfulness and… Continue Reading →

Alfred Runge Erichsen – A Dramatic Voyage from Valencia to Barcelona

| SPANISHSKY.DK 31 MARCH | This is the story about and by Alfred Runge Erichsen, a Danish sailor who experienced two world wars and a civil war: during the First World War, he worked as a ship’s boy on vessels… Continue Reading →

Michail Jakusjin and Marius Christensen – Bound Together by History

| SPANISHSKY.DK 18 MARCH 2020 | Michail Jakusjin and Marius Christensen were part of the same event. It laid the foundation for their friendship and became the axis around which their friendship revolved. In 1937, Marius Christiansen was a Danish… Continue Reading →

Bernhard Kristian Larsen – When the Italians Took a Pretty Good Beating at Guadalajara

| SPANISHSKY.DK 11 MARCH 2020 | 16 April 1937, Bernhard Larsen sent a letter to Arbejderbladet (‘The Worker’s Paper’) in which he writes about life as a soldier in the Thälmann Battalion during the Battle of Jarama and later at… Continue Reading →

Erich ‘Vatti’ Hoffmann – Brigadist and Auschwitz Prisoner

| SPANISHSKY.DK 10. FEBRUARY 2020 | Erich Hoffmann was a German communist worker from Hamburg who dedicated his life to the fight against fascism. As part of this fight, he helped save close to 200 Hungarian children in Auschwitz and… Continue Reading →

Nine Danes in the Francoist Concentration Camp San Pedro de Cardeña

| SPANISHSKY.DK 9. FEBRUARY 2020 |     Nine Danish volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, captured by the fascists, were incarcerated in San Pedro de Cardeña concentration camp in the province of Burgos. This is the story of their release… Continue Reading →

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