Alvah Bessie's Spanish Civil War Notebooks by Alvah Bessie; Dan Bessie The Journal of Military History, Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul., 2002), pp. 882-883 (review consists of 2 pages)
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Did You Know?
, the most prominent of the American supporters of the Spanish Republic during the Civil War against Gen. Francisco Franco
's fascist Falangists, said that Bessie's Spanish Civil War novel "Men in Battle" was one of the best war novels of its time. Hemingway's own Spanish Civil War novel, "For Whom the Bell Tolls", won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.