The Battle of Cable Street

4th October 1936

The Battle of Cable Street occurred when a union of antifascists, communists and local Irish, Jewish and English people opposed a march of Oswald Mosley’s Union of British Fascists through the streets of London. The British Government refused to ban the march and instead offered police protection to the fascists leading to violent clashes with those who opposed the march. Continue reading “October 4th – The Battle of Cable Street”