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The Christie file. Pt. 2, 1964-1967

CHRISTIE, Stuart. General Franco made me a "terrorist" : the interesting years abroad of a west of Scotland "baby-boomer".

Sunday 12 September 2004

Hastings : S. Christie, 2003. iv, 258 p. : ill., ports. ; 30 cm.
Limited ed. of 100 copies.

"On the last day of July 1964 Stuart Christie, a newly-turned 18-year-old Glaswegian anarchist, left London for Paris and Madrid on a mission whose objective was to kill the last of the Axis dictators — General Francisco Franco. This was to be the last of at least 30 attempts on the fascist leader’s life. General Franco Made Me A ‘Terrorist’ is the second volume of ‘The Christie File’ and it takes us through the prison years which followed Stuart’s summary drumhead court-martial in Madrid, where he faced possible execution by garrote-vil, just six weeks after his 18th birthday"