Academic Historian

Peter N. Carroll is Chair Emeritus of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, an educational non-profit organization ( He also a lecturer at Stanford University and the author The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans in the Spanish Civil War(Stanford University Press). Other relevant works include From Guernica to Human Rights: Essays on the Spanish Civil War and The Good Fight Continues: World War II Letters from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

African American Anti-Fascists in the Spanish Civil War

Approximately 90 African Americans fought in Spain during the civil war that engulfed that nation between 1936 and 1939. The war became a proxy war for the European great powers as the Soviet Union supported the newly established Second Spanish Republic while Nazi Germany and … Read MoreAfrican American Anti-Fascists in the Spanish Civil War