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The Durruti Column was the most famous militia of anarchist fighters during the Spanish Civil War. It was led by Buenaventura Durruti from mid-1936 until his death on November 20 of that year. The column was instrumental in holding Madrid against the Falangist uprising. It had a French-speaking unit, the S√©bastien Faure Century, as well as the Sacco and Vanzetti Century (formed by US anarchists) and the Erich M√ľhsam Century (made up of German anarchists).[1] The Column was eventually, like the rest of the anarchist and socialist units, incorporated into the general army of the Second Spanish Republic, but not without controversy.

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The Durutti Column is also the name of a British rock band (intentionally spelled incorrectly).

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  1. ^ Beevor, p.126

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