Nick Heath

WCH E4: Anti-Nazi youth movements in World War II

A group of Edelweiss Pirates

An interview with historian Nick Heath about anti-Nazi youth cultural movements in fascist Europe before and during World War II. In particular we look at the German Edelweiss Pirates and Swing Kids, the French Zazous and the Austrian Schlurfs.

Lamberet, Renée (1901-1980)

Renée Lamberet

A short biography of French anarchist militant and historian Renée Lamberet

Bim-Bom, Bang Bang! Chekists and Clowns

Bim-Bom

A short account of the circus clown duo Bim-Bom and their encounter with the Cheka in revolutionary Russia.

After the Death of Stalin: The First Revolt- The Plovdiv Tobacco Workers’ Strike, May 1953

Plovdiv tobacco strike

A short history of the first revolt of East European workers after the death of Stalin, the Plovdiv Tobacco Wokers Strike of May 1953.

A Historical Background to The Bulgarian Anarchist Movement

A short summary of the history of the Bulgarian anarchist movement

Simov, Tinko (1887-1935)

Tinko Simov

A short biography of the Bulgarian anarchist guerilla Tinko Simov

Basevich, Aida Issakhorovna (1905-1995)

Aida Basevich

A short biography of the Russian anarchist Aida Basevich

Berenguer, Sara (1919-2010)

Sara Berenguer

A short biography of Sara Berenguer, Spanish anarchist

Siuda, Pyotr Petrovich (1937-1990)

Piotr Siuda

A short account of the life of Piotr Siuda, Novocherkassk striker and later anarcho-syndicalist.

Masera, Pedro (1877- 1938)

A short biography of the Spanish anarchist miner Pedro Masera, murdered by the Francoists in 1938