Paul Preston remembers the journalist and Basque sympathizer who broke the news of the bombing of Guernica on April 26th, 1937.
Paul Preston remembers the journalist and Basque sympathizer who broke the news of the bombing of Guernica, and whose impassioned reports from the front in the Spanish Civil War did much to draw the attention of the world to the conflict.
Paul Preston looks at the continued interest in the 1930s conflict, the subject of a new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum.
The rival leaders in Spain’s Civil War were as different as the causes they embodied. Paul Preston compares their contrasting characters.
Paul Preston amplifies recent claims that Franco offered safe havens to fugitive Nazis
Paul Preston reviews two new titles on the Spanish War from Burnett Bolloten and Helen Graham.
Paul Preston reviews a new work on the Holocaust, the Nazis and their wartime Allies
Paul Preston reviews a book which outlines the efforts of the Italian state to destroy the criminal organisations of the south
A Study of Ostforschung in the Third Reich
Longevity, not magnanimity, was the hallmark of the victorious Franco. Paul Preston reviews the legacies of the Civil War in the Spain the General ruled for nearly forty years.
With Easter near we present some of the most intriguing history and travel books and holidays that will shortly be available. Whether the destination is Avebury or Albania, the range of options here should be enough to tempt the most demanding travellers, be they armchair or otherwise.
Paul Preston investigates the media and publishing trade in Spain.
Paul Preston and Helen Graham discuss the tension developing in the Europe of the 30s as the Left attempted to unite against the growth of Fascism and the bloody timetable of political collapse, uprisings and mutiny that transformed a half-successful coup d'etat into a protracted civil war.
Paul Preston follows the unsettled road leading to the clash between the Republicans and Nationalists.
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