|26th Mixed Brigade|
|Active||December 1936 - March 28, 1939|
|Rama/s||Regular People's Army|
|Carlos Fabra Marin|
|Wars and battles|
|Spanish Civil War|
The unit was organized at the end of 1936 in the Sierra de Somosiera from several battalions of volunteers who had been present in the area since the end of July, after the battle of Guadarrama . Infantry Captain Gabriel Bueno Orgaz took over command of the brigade. The 26th BM was assigned to the 1st Division of the I Army Corps , being in charge of the defense of the Somosierra sector and with its command post in Loyozuela . [ 1 ]
Later the command of the brigade passed to the captain of engineers Carlos Fabra Marín , who retained it for the rest of the war. The 26th WB did not intervene in any major military operation, limiting itself to fortification work and minor skirmishes. During the Coup de Casado , in March 1939, Fabra was dismissed and his place was appointed to the militia major Julián Fernández Ávila . [ 1 ] The brigade would self-dissolve a few weeks later, with the end of the war.
- infantry captain Gabriel Bueno Orgaz ;
- engineer captain Carlos Fabra Marín ;
- Major of the militias Julián Fernández Ávila ;
- Chiefs of Staff
- militia captain Fernández Mayáns;
- militia captain Manuel Cores Femández ;
- Álvarez , Santiago (1989). Political commissars in the People's Army of the Republic . Editions do Castro.
- Engel , Carlos (1999). History of the Mixed Brigades of the People's Army of the Republic . Madrid, Almena. 84-922644-7-0 .