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British politician Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley (1896 - 1980) inspects members of his British Union of Fascists in Royal Mint Street, London. Their presence sparked a riot which became known as the Battle of Cable Street. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

The Battle of Cable Street in 1936 was a seminal moment in the history of the Jewish community in England, and for British socialism. It was a genuin(...)

Anti-fascist protesters, some of them carrying missiles, run from a barricade they have erected near Aldgate on October 4th, 1936. The police are charging on the far side of the barricade, which has been reinforced with paving stones. Photograph: Jewish Chronicle/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Trouble was brewing in London 80 years ago. In the early morning of October 4th, 1936, thousands of black-shirted fascists mustered around the Tower o(...)