Franco: Silent Ally in World War II


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During World War II, Beaulac, as a member of the United States diplomatic mission to Spain, participated in the delicate intrigue as Hitler tried to entice or coerce Spain into fighting for the Axis while the Allies sought to keep the Franco forces neutral.Spain s policy was aimed at frustrating German designs, which made it, in effect, pro-Allied. Yet for survival Franco had to maintain an overt attitude of friendship with the Axis as well as a posture of enmity toward Russia. This friendship that Franco, his aides, and ...

Franco: Silent Ally in World War II 1986, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809312542