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Arms for Spain : the untold story of the Spanish Civil War

Author: Gerald Howson
Publisher: London : J. Murray, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arms for Spain tells the story, for the first time, of the arms-racketeering and political chicanery by which the Republicans were entrapped and finally defeated in the Spanish Civil War. This story contains startling revelations.
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Genre/Form: War and conflict
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Howson
ISBN: 0719555566 9780719555565
OCLC Number: 52406868
Description: xi, 354 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Contrasts; "The time of chaos"; air mindedness; Paris; man and armaments; "non-intervention"; Malraux and his men; setbacks; the London Junta; "Little men in black suits with bags of gold"; the Caravanserai; Liege; the confidential agent; arms purchasing commission; Warsaw; non-intervention committee; Stalin; "Operation 'X'"; Soviet arms; Soviet princes; Prague; "A prospect of unlimited opportunities"; the Manhattan purchases; "These deadly weapons of war"; nine million dollars; buying from the enemy; Prieto; Krivitsky and company; nether world; blockade; "This question is no longer important".
Responsibility: Gerald Howson.

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Tells the story of the arms-racketeering and political chicanery by which the Republicans were finally defeated in the Spanish Civil War. The book touches on various revelations, such as the Polish  Read more...

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