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Franco and the Axis stigma

Author: David Wingeate Pike; Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies.
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set against the background of major events in Europe and the world in the period 1939-45, Franco and the Axis Stigma provides a systematic examination of the Franco press in all of its four dimensions - Church, military, monarchist and Falangist - representing the four differing expressions of what was then a totalitarian regime. What it reveals is that the regime's yearning for an Axis victory never waned up to  Read more...
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Named Person: Francisco Franco; Francisco Franco; Francisco Franco; Francisco Franco; Francisco Franco
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Wingeate Pike; Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies.
ISBN: 0230202896 9780230202894
OCLC Number: 213407402
Notes: "Canada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies."
Description: xv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Civil War and France : unsettled accounts (1936-1939) --
From Franco's victory to the fall of France (1 April 1939-15 June 1940) --
Vichy France and Britain's battle for its life (June-September 1940) --
Hitler's quandary : south-west or east? (September 1940-June 1941) --
From Barbarossa to Pearl Harbor (22 June-7 December 1941) --
The war in the Mediterranean (January-November 1942) --
Fortunes reversed : operation torch and Italian capitulation (November 1942-September 1943) --
The tightening of the allied vice : its effect on Spain (September 1943-June 1944) --
From D-day to the Battle of the Bulge (June-December 1944) --
The death of hope (January-May 1945) --
Epilogue : Duplicity rewarded (1945-1953).
Responsibility: David Wingeate Pike.
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Examines Franco's relations with Hitler and Mussolini during the Second World War, this book makes use of two major sources: the German Admiralty's archives, stunning in their evidence of Franco's  Read more...

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'This highly original work amounts to a startling reconsideration of Franco's relations with Hitler and Mussolini during the Second World War' Paul Preston, London School of Economics and Political Read more...

 
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