Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. THe 13th International Brigade - often known as the XIII Dabrowski Brigade - which fought for the Spanish Second Republic in the Spanish Civil War in the International Brigades. THe brigade was dissolved and then reformed on four occasions. THe brigade was first mustered at the International Brigade headquarters in Albacete in December 1936. THe custom was to name Brigades on formation after inspirational "heroes of the Left". THe 13th Brigade was named after Jaros aw D browski, a Polish general who - famously - died on foreign soil, fighting in the defence of the Paris Commune in 1871. IT consisted of three battalions, and three artillery batteries. THis brigade mutinied after receiving heavy casualties the Battle of Brunete in July 1937. ITs battalions were dissolved, the men were sent to other units, and its equipment was re-distributed.