Workers' Liberty 35, October 1996

Cable Street 1936: When Workers Stopped the Fascists

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October marks the anniversary of the memorable day when the workers of East London stopped police-protected fascists marching through the Jewish areas of the East End. The Battle of Cable Street was an epic, and is now a myth-enshrouded event in British working-class history.