It is harder to maintain the balance of freedom than it is to endure the weight of tyranny. Simón Bolívar
In the African heat, he raised to become a very skilful officer. When Spain became to be a republic rewarded him for his services with imprisonment. Subsequently after the outbreak of civil war, he did not hesitate to join the insurgents and very reliably commanded large combat bodies.
His reliability, command skills, and popularity between his soldiers predestined him to receive command a volunteer division that represented the determination of the Spanish people to repay the Soviet Union for interfering in Spanish internal affairs and support the civil war as well.
Angel Salas Larrazabal-fighter ace of two wars
Spanish fighter ace, fighting in two wars.
Soon after the First World War, a new enemy of democratic and socialist forces emerged - fascism. It is a specific phenomenon of the first half of the 20th century. Fascism, in terms of ideology, absorbed everything that could be heard in the masses. His starting point was nationalism and chauvinism, and he did not despise extreme racism. His thoughts were always very flexible and willing to adapt to the situation. They always tried to get attention.
The best ace of the Spanish Civil War
Spanish fighter ace, fighting after the Civil War in the ranks of volunteers on the Eastern Front WWII.
Many people certainly know Theodor Herzl, the author of "The Jewish State," who became the father of modern Zionism. But almost no one knows Joseph Nasi. This name belongs to the ancient past, but it is worth remembering.