Review – Mine Were of Trouble, by Peter Kemp

Highly Recommend all of Kemp’s novels.

Mystery Grove Publishing is a Great Resource for these types of Books.

A Mari Usque Ad Mare

Mine Were of Trouble: A Nationalist Account of the Spanish Civil War by [Peter Kemp  Kemp]

Peter Kemp was born in Bombay, India. His father was a judge and Kemp was educated to become a lawyer in the United Kingdom. Luckily, he was spared that fate, instead opting to fight in the Spanish Civil War. Mine Were of Trouble is a chronicle of his time serving with the Nationalist side during the war. Kemp saw the rise of communism in Spain, and being a conservative monarchist, thought he should join Franco’s side against the Republicans.

The Spanish Civil war is one of those long events that is known mostly by name, but little of the details is generally understood. This is likely because the war involved many different conflicts, not just political, but ethnic, ideological, and religious. In the Spanish Republic, around 1935-1936, it was becoming obvious that a communist government was going to take power through democratic elections. Several high level officers in the Spanish…

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Now and Then: The Spanish Republic (Part 1, The Origin)

Now and Then: The Spanish Republic (Part 1, The Origin)

Historical essay by Morghur.

An exposition on the origins of the Spanish Civil War.

 

The study of the Spanish Civil War can yield a lot of pearls in terms of understanding how far-left political groups infiltrate, divide and destroy.

 

Victorious Counterrevolution In Spain

H/T WRSA

The Victorious Counterrevolution: The Nationalist Effort in the Spanish Civil War

 

As most of you know I am all about learning from History and this podcast is worth a listen (or read as it is fully transcribed).

Learn from those who BEAT the Commies!

 

Lessons from the Spanish Civil War

H/T WRSA

 

The Spanish CNT-FAI Anarchist Defense Cadre Operating Concept, a historical deep dive into the Spanish Civil War.

 

The author of this essay, Karl Dahl, also has a book out titled Faction that I think should be required reading for all my fellow brothers in arms.

 

The Spanish Distinction

THE SPANISH DISTINCTION

 

Know your History!

The current state of American DECLINE (and the U.S. Military) has more in common with the Spanish Civil War than any other conflict and period of time in 20th century history.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!