"What indeed decided me to take up arms for the Nationalist cause? I had no Spanish connections, I had never visited the country, and I spoke not one word of the language; nor was my impulse religious, for I was not a Catholic. Of of my two principal motives, the first can be summarized tritely as 'a thirst for adventure.'"
John Alan Coey. He was a Christian, though a Lutheran, and he graduated from University only to reject an Officer’s Commission with the Marines in order to enlist as a volunteer in Rhodesia.