Xie Weijin (third from right at the back) with fellow inmates at Gurs internment camp, in France, in 1939.

The Chinese volunteers who fought in the Spanish civil war - their amazing courage and obscure fates

Illiterate farmers, manual labourers, civil servants – some 100 Chinese joined the International Brigades helping fight General Franco’s fascists 80 years ago. Despite being few in number, they left a lasting impression

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Xie Weijin (third from right at the back) with fellow inmates at Gurs internment camp, in France, in 1939.
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