80th Anniversary of the IB Departure from Spain: L’Espluga de Francoli, 25 Oct. 2018
On 25 October 1938, delegation of the International Brigades gathered at L’Espluga de Francoli and transferred their military flags to the Spanish Army before they would soon be demobilized. There, President of the Government, Juan Negrín and the Head of the Army of the Ebro, Lieutenant Colonel Juan Modesto, gave their farewell speeches. The delegation then travelled to Barcelona for the farewell parade on 28 October, 1938.
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