This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Barcelona - Orwell arrives here as a journalist, but is immediately caught up in the intense revolutionary spirit of the place. He quickly joins a militia unit to fight against Fascism.
Huesca - Orwell is sent to join a POUM militia unit here, composed mostly of ILP-affiliated Englishmen.
The Militia - This is a loosely organized fighting force composed of all volunteer members. Officers were nominally in charge, but orders could be challenged or ignored, and all members were considered equals.
The Popular Army - Unlike the militia system, this had...
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