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Phillips Tamara (Rust)

 Tamara Phillips Tamara Philipps, or more formally `Lady Milford’, was the wife of Wogan Phillips, the Communist `lord’ (see separate entry). Before that marriage she was the widow of Bill Rust, the legendary first editor […]

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Thornton Rosa (Rust)

Rosa (Rust) Thornton Rosa was born on April 26th 1925, when her father, Bill Rust was leader of the Young Communist League. He named his daughter after the murdered German revolutionary, Rosa Luxembourg, but was […]

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Rust Bill

Bill Rust Best known as the Editor of the Daily Worker and an International Brigade Commissar, William (Bill) Rust was born of working-class parents in Camberwell, son of Frederick George and Elizabeth, on April 24th, […]