Photograph of the Spanish Workers' Party of Marxist Unification, with George Orwell in the background, 1936

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POUM militia guards the Headquarters of the POUM in Barcelona, 1936. In the background stands British writer George Orwell. The Workers' Party of Marxist Unification (Spanish: Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista, POUM; Catalan: Partit Obrer d'Unificació Marxista) was a Spanish communist political party formed during the Second Republic and mainly active around the Spanish Civil War.

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POUM militia guards
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1936, Barcelona, Spain
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Photograph / Image
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Unknown
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© Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images
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