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Defence of Madrid: An Eyewitness Account from the Spanish Civil War
by Geoffrey Cox
Goodies and baddies take some sorting out in this tale of the siege of Madrid by Franco's right-wing forces supported by the Nazis and the fascist regime of Mussolini (the 'rebels'), against the civilian population and its government representatives, just elected, who happened to be left-wing. Once sorted, Cox's account of the city under attack, in one of the twentieth cen ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Otago University Press
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Geoffrey Cox, war correspondent, Chief Intelligence Officer of the New Zealand Army, diplomat, assistant editor of the News Chronicle and writer, became one of the founding fathers of television journalism. He was Editor of Independent Television News from 1956 to 1968 and started News at Ten in 1967. Later he was Deputy Chairman of Yorkshire Television, and Chairman of Tyne Tees Television and of ...moreMore about Geoffrey Cox...