“If Madrid falls today, Warsaw will fall tomorrow”

Volunteers of Freedom Association

As the Volunteers of Freedom Association (Stowarzyszenie Ochotnicy Wolności) we work to restore the memory of people, organizations, and movements excluded from the dominant historical narrative. We focus especially on Dąbrowszczacy (members of the Dąbrowski Brigade) – anti-fascists from Poland who volunteered to take part in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) to fight against fascism in defence of the Spanish Republic.

Hands off Dąbrowski Brigade Street!

On 10 April 2019 the Supreme Administrative Court restored the name of the Dąbrowszczaków Street (Dąbrowski Brigade Street) in Warsaw. Our nearly four-year campaign "Hands off Dąbrowski Brigade Street" was a success. During this time we carried out many actions to defend the name of the street and to restore the memory of Polish anti-fascists fighting in the Spanish Civil War.

Last international brigader dies aged 101

Josep Eduardo Almudéver Mateu, the last veteran of the International Brigades, has died at the age of 101. Josep was born on 30 July 1919 in Marseille into a family of Spanish emigrants. When the Spanish Civil War broke out...

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Ochotniczki

Z okazji Dnia Kobiet przypominamy o ochotniczkach, które walczyły w hiszpańskiej wojnie domowej m.in. w Brygadach Międzynarodowych. Lata Drugiej Republiki Hiszpańskiej to czas równouprawnienia kobiet…

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Zmarł Henryk Wujec

15 sierpnia zmarł Henryk Wujec, legendarny działacz Solidarności i Komitetu Obrony Robotników, polityk i poseł. Chcielibyśmy wspomnieć jego istotny udział w obronie pamięci o Dąbrowszczakach.…

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