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Franco and Hitler : Spain, Germany, and World War II

Author: Stanley G Payne
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
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"Was Franco sympathetic to Nazi Germany? Why didn't Spain enter World War II? In what ways did Spain collaborate with the Third Reich? To what extent did Spain assist Jewish refugees? This is the first book in any language to answer these intriguing questions. Stanley Payne, a leading historian of modern Spain, explores the full range of Franco's relationship with Hitler, from 1936 to the Fall of the Reich in 1945."  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Payne, Stanley G.
Franco and Hitler.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Francisco Franco
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley G Payne
ISBN: 9780300122824 0300122829 9780300151220 0300151225
OCLC Number: 154689025
Description: viii, 328 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: I: From Civil War to World War --
The Spanish Civil War --
Hitler's strategy in the Civil War --
Military and international significance of the Civil War --
A tilted neutrality --
II: "Nonbelligerence" --
Franco's temptation --
The meeting at Hendaye and its aftermath --
The Zenith of collaboration --
Temptation continues --
The Blue division --
Temptation abates --
Temptation ends --
III: The struggle to escape the "axis stigma" --
Spanish diplomacy and the Holocaust (I) --
Spanish diplomacy and the Holocaust (II) --
Neutrality by compulsion --
The end of the relationship.
Responsibility: Stanley G. Payne.
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Explores the range of Franco's relationship with Hitler, from 1936 to the fall of the Reich in 1945. This title investigates the evolving relationship of the two regimes up to the conclusion of WW II  Read more...


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"'Stanley Payne has written an excellent study of the relations between Franco and his regime and the Germans during the years of the civil and world wars. Much of what he writes has been known in Read more...

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