The lessons we can take from the history and aftermath of the Spanish Civil War are endless. Lessons are still revealing themselves as relevant today. John Cornford is a leading figure from The International Brigades to teach lessons and encourage projects that will produce media to will help Spanish Republican families, Catalan families, Spanish Exiles and International Brigades family members around the world face today's fight of recuperating historical memory, before the hope for accuracy is lost. Adam Francis Cornford' lends his family platform of social justice innovators to help bring attention to John and thus The Spanish Civil War. Today, John's legacy provides a mighty megaphone to make the message against Fascism in the 20th Century clear.
- Many heard about the struggle against Franco's forces funded by Hitler and Mussolini, and even fueled by Texaco.
- No one country officially declared war even though volunteer groups from 53 nations went to fight.
- More than 50% IBs were lost
- Before World War Two was officially underway, many Spanish Republicans during and after the Spanish Civil War were forced into concentration camps that mirrored those used during The Holocaust.
- Refusing to forget this history now will allow Spain's past cast a longer shadow. Spain's struggle encourages young people in understanding how to ask illuminating questions of school and political leaders.