from War Against War
by Ernst Friedrich (1924) - " in all wars the object is to protect or to seize money and property and power; and there will always be wars so long as Capital rules and oppresses the people"
murder - open letter all soldiers
This was written by the British syndicalist Tom Mann during World War One, he was jailed for 6 months for writing it
Is the Health of the State 
Randolph Bournes essay " If the State's chief function is war, then the State must suck out of the nation a large part of its energy for its purely sterile purposes of defense and aggression"
Coming to Grips with The
by the (Swiss) Federation anarchiste romande (1939) - " Perhaps the tragic hour could have been postponed, but there was no hope that it could have been avoided."
"Freedom" and Freedom in
At our last meeting I said that if our comrades were imprisoned, we who remained free would continue the struggle against the forces of repression now active in this country.
Anarchist Activity in France
during World War Two
Notes on Jean Rene Sauliere was one of the anarchist participants in the French resistance to the Nazis and their Vichy collaborators during World War II
To All Intellectual and
Translation of a text written by anarchists in Marseille in 1943. Between 3,000 and 5,000 copies were printed in Toulouse.
Death to The Brutes
French anarchist poster from1943 - "Thousands of proletarians of all countries are dying, while men of finance, politics and war, brutes that they are, congratulate each other"
Some Further Notes on
Left-libertarian Opposition to War
Anarchist and libertarian socialist opposition to capitalist war goes back to the beginning of the twentieth century
Capitalist Democracy -Why It Must
Tor Cedervall write in 1937 - "The slogan of each group resolves itself into--keep Capitalism, but keep out Fascism! "
Anarchist Opposition to Japanese
anarchists in pre-war Japan constituted a core of opposition to militarism until the state destroyed their movement in 1935/6
Manifesto of the International
Anarchist Conference... 1948
Two blocks of States stand facing each other, and war threatens, The hopes which the peoples founded on technical progress, material abundance and the unity of the world have been ruined
Additional Readings on States, War and
A list of suggested further readings on war