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By Laurie E. Levinger

Love and progressive Greetings: An Ohio Boy within the Spanish Civil struggle is the tale of Sam Levinger, a tender guy who went to Spain in 1937 to hitch the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Civil conflict raged in Spain because the fascist military of Francisco Franco sought to overthrow the democratically elected Republic. Levinger, a devoted idealist, made the dedication to visit a overseas nation to struggle fascism. Love and progressive Greetings is put within the old context of the Nineteen Thirties, whilst freedom far and wide was once threatened through Franco, Hitler, and Mussolini.

The ebook relies on Sam Levinger's letters, poems, and tales that he despatched domestic from Spain, interspersed with these of his mom, Elma Levinger. advised within the phrases of a soldier son and his mom, in addition to different contributors of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, the publication bargains an eyewitness account of the hardships and the politics of the days. women and men from around the world went to Spain to struggle with the foreign Brigade to protect Spanish democracy. Twenty-eight hundred women and men from the us joined the overseas Brigade. Sam Levinger used to be one among them. Sam died in Spain whilst he used to be two decades previous. the writer, Sam Levinger's niece, traveled to Spain to look for his unmarked grave. Love and innovative Greetings tells the emotional and political tale of yank involvement within the Spanish Civil battle within the language of people that lived it.

"The tale of the 2,800 american citizens who defended the Spanish Republic opposed to fascism within the Thirties has sparked many compelling bills, yet few as relocating as this one. Laurie Levinger has unearthed a cache of stunningly robust testimony, so much of which hasn't ever been released, and punctiliously crafted a . . . multi-voiced tapestry that takes us from the melancholy years in Columbus, Ohio, to the Spanish trenches."
--Sebastiaan Faber
Chair, Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives

"Levinger's booklet is a compelling college within which love and reminiscence remove darkness from interesting fragments of yankee social background. It tells of twenty-year-old Sam Levinger, who died in 1937 combating Franco's Nazi-backed rebels in Spain . . . Sam, the proficient, writerly boy who lives back now in Levinger's e-book via his letters home-their crystalline prose, shot via with wry humour, tricks too on the sparse depth of a soldier's experience."
-Helen Graham
Author of The struggle and Its Shadow

Laurie Levinger is a contract author. She is the writer of 2 books, What struggle? stories of Maya Survivors and only a Dropped Stitch.

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