Richard Baxell

The women who rallied to the Republican cause in Spain

‘I didn’t even want to go to Spain. I had to. Because’, said the American writer Josephine Herbst – just one of the sisterhood to become immersed in the struggle

The German photojournalist Gerda Taro in 1936 – a year before she died in Spain, aged 26, while covering the Battle of Brunete. [Getty Images]

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