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"They shall not pass" (On ne passe pas; ¡No pasarán!) is a slogan used to express determination to defend a position against an enemy. [1]

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Awake iron! (Desperta Ferro!,; Medieval Catalan: Desperta Ferres!) was a battle cry of the Middle Ages employed by the Almogavars.

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The Battle of Cable Street took place on Sunday 4 October 1936 in Cable Street in the East End of London.

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The Battle of Mărășești (August 6, 1917 - September 8, 1917) was the last major battle between the German Empire and the Kingdom of Romania on the Romanian front during World War I. Romania was mostly occupied by the Central Powers, but the Battle of Mărășești kept the northeastern region of the country free from occupation.

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The Battle of Verdun (Bataille de Verdun,, Schlacht um Verdun) was fought from 21 February – 18 December 1916 during the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies, on hills north of Verdun-sur-Meuse in north-eastern France.

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The Central American crisis refers to events in the late 1970s when major civil wars and pro-communist revolutions erupted in various countries in Central America resulting in the region becoming one of the world's foreign policy hot spots in the 1980s.

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The Communist Party of Spain (Partido Comunista de España, PCE) is the third largest national political party in Spain.

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David Bradbury is an Australian film maker who began his career in 1972 as an ABC radio journalist, and has since produced 21 documentary films, including many that tackle difficult political issues and highlight the plight of the disadvantaged.

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Isidora Dolores Ibárruri Gómez (9 December 189512 November 1989) — known as "La Pasionaria" (Spanish, "the Passionflower") — was a Spanish Republican leader of the Spanish Civil War and communist politician of Basque origin.

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Francisco Franco Bahamonde (December 4, 1892 – November 20, 1975) was a Spanish general and the dictator of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975.

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The French Army (Armée de terre, "land army") is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.

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French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are a major North American ethnic group of Canadian citizens who trace their French ancestry from the descendants of colonists from France who arrived in New France (Canada) in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of World War I that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916.

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Generalissimo (Generalissimo, Generalísimo, Generalíssimo, Generalissimus) is a military rank of the highest degree, superior to field marshal and other five-star ranks in the countries in which they are used.

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Madrid is a south-western European city and the capital and largest municipality of Spain.

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The Maginot Line (Ligne Maginot), named after the French Minister of War André Maginot, was a line of concrete fortifications, obstacles, and weapons installations that France constructed just before the border with Switzerland and the borders with Germany and Luxembourg during the 1930s.

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Molon labe (μολὼν λαβέ), meaning "come and take", is a classical expression of defiance.

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The Nicaraguan Revolution (Revolución Nicaragüense or Revolución Popular Sandinista) encompassed the rising opposition to the Somoza dictatorship in the 1960s and 1970s, the campaign led by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) to violently oust the dictatorship in 1978-79, the subsequent efforts of the FSLN to govern Nicaragua from 1979 until 1990 and the Contra War which was waged between the FSLN and the Contras from 1981-1990.

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Order No.

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Ortona is a coastal town and municipality of the Province of Chieti in the Italian region of Abruzzo, with some 23,000 inhabitants.

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Brigadier-General Paul Triquet (April 2, 1910 – August 8, 1980) was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for valour "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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In social science and politics, power is the ability to influence or control the behavior of people.

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The raised fist (also known as the clenched fist) is a symbol of solidarity and support.

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Robert Georges Nivelle (15 October 1856 – 22 March 1924) was a French artillery officer who served in the Boxer Rebellion, and the First World War.

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Romanians (dated: Rumanians or Roumanians; in români or — historically, but now a seldom-used regionalism — rumâni; dated exonym: Vlachs) are a nation and ethnic group native to Romania that share a common Romanian culture, ancestry, and speak the Romanian language as a mother tongue, as well as by citizenship or by being subjects to the same country.

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The Royal 22nd Regiment (R22R), in French and officially (in both French and English usage) Royal 22e Régiment (R22R) and colloquially The Van Doos (an anglicized pronunciation of the French for twenty-two, vingt-deux), is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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The Second Battle of the Marne (Seconde Bataille de la Marne), or Battle of Reims (15 July – 6 August 1918) was the last major German Spring Offensive on the Western Front during the First World War.

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The Siege of Madrid was a three-year siege of the Spanish capital city of Madrid, during the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939.

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A slogan is a memorable motto or phrase used in a political, commercial, religious, and other context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose.

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The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.

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"Venceremos" is a Chilean song, which was written by Claudio Iturra (an alternative version of text was written by Víctor Jara) and composed by Sergio Ortega for the 1970 election campaign of Salvador Allende.

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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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!No Pasaran!, !No pasaran!, Hemos pasado, Ils ne passeront pas, No Pasaran, No Pasarán, No pasaran, No pasarán, On ne passe pas, They will not pass, They won't pass, We have passed, ¡No Pasarán!, ¡No pasarán!.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They_shall_not_pass

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