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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

LAST SCOTTISH SURVIVOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL BRIGADES HAS DIED

We are fast losing our living links to world history. Stevie Fullerton, the last Scotsman to fight with the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War, has died at age 88. He went to Spain when just 18 years, after seeing a photo of women and children fleeing Franco's forces, and fought with distinction until being shot in the stomach and invalided out of the war. He recovered fully, and served with the RAF during WWII. Full story here:

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