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Soldiers of the International Brigades at their farewell ceremony, Barcelona, October 28th, 1938. During the Spanish CivilWar, the International Brigades were made to leave Spain by the Jallander Commission, which ordered the departure of all foreign troops fighting alongside the Republicans and Franquists. Nevertheless, the Germans and Italians continued to send over men and war supplies to Franco. The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona, paid tribute to the International Brigades. During the ceremony, Dolorès Ibarruuri, leader of the Spanish Communist Party, addressed the survivors of the International Brigades with her well-known "You are history! You are legend! The blood spilt on our soil will not be sterile, it will be bear its fruit." David 'Chim' Seymour took a very broad approach to covering the Spanish Civil War. He shot over 30 stories covering not just the conflict itself, but also reporting in depth on the major social and political issues of the time, a deep insight into the country's plight which was published across European and American magazines of the time.

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Soldiers of the International Brigades at their farewell ceremony, Barcelona, October 28th, 1938. During the Spanish CivilWar, the International Brigades were made to leave Spain by the Jallander Commission, which ordered the departure of all foreign troops fighting alongside the Republicans and Franquists. Nevertheless, the Germans and Italians continued to send over men and war supplies to Franco. The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona, paid tribute to the International Brigades. During the ceremony, Dolorès Ibarruuri, leader of the Spanish Communist Party, addressed the survivors of the International Brigades with her well-known "You are history! You are legend! The blood spilt on our soil will not be sterile, it will be bear its fruit." David 'Chim' Seymour took a very broad approach to covering the Spanish Civil War. He shot over 30 stories covering not just the conflict itself, but also reporting in depth on the major social and political issues of the time, a deep insight into the country's plight which was published across European and American magazines of the time.

We are here to help. Please let us know if you have any questions about this or any other Magnum prints. You can contact one of the following print sales associates.

LONDON & NEW YORK
Chelsea Jacob
chelsea.jacob@magnumphotos.com
T: +44 20 7490 1771

PARIS
Simone Klein
simone.klein@magnumphotos.com
T: +33 1 53 42 50 44

Shipping advisory

We advise on a delivery period of up to 3 weeks for your print. If you would like your print sooner, please contact your local print sales representative for stock information. Collectors prints will be listed at retail value for shipping purposes and customs duties on import are at your cost and not included in your Magnum purchase.