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More chilling was Franco’s deep admiration for Hitler and Mussolini, only his caution and miscalculations in negotiations kept him from formally entering WWII as an Axis partner. Is sad to say that this book is not a good biography. Showing of 5 reviews. So how could you get an objective view of the Franco? Franco had a fine instinct for survival warding off cadres of generals and groups of monarchists who hoped to overthrow him.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. For example, I felt that Franco’s reported comment that American military bases in Spain had provided husbands for Spanish whores, was humour rather than puritanical contempt. See all free Kindle reading cxudillo. Epic biography of Francisco Franco and the iron fist he controlled Spain with. Dalley Book Service Published: He emphasizes how Franco slowed down Nationalist progress against the wishes of his cohorts in order to secure his own leadership and to thoroughly wipe out Republicans.


May 08, Tim rated it liked it. In the end, I would not recommend this book as a general introduction to the period, Franco or Spain. Light exterior peeston, clean pages; firm binding; remainder mark on bottom edge ISBN: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. See all 5 reviews. Selon Preston, Franco qui admirait Hitler voulait batter du cote des Allemands mais il voulait en retour recevoir les colonies Francaises dans le nord d’Afrique.

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Surrounded by acolytes and an adoring media he had no clear conception of how poor Spain was in the s and 50s. This is an older printing. Showing best matches Show all copies. Product details Paperback Publisher: It was particularly heinous that until the 50s, he had the full, unequivocal support of the Vatican despite what everyone knew about the atrocities he committed during his africanista phase and throughout his self-imposed mandate. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Business Kauf auf Rechnung.

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Postwar US and UK foreign policy had shamefully short memories in their off and on backing of the regime. Preston punctures quite convincing the myth that Franco wisely kept Spain out of the war. He lives in London. No Kindle device required.

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His end was horrendous. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He spends far more time on the personal relationship between Franco and the exiled monarch. Get to Know Us. Manufacturer warranty may presto apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store.


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Sign In Register Help Cart. March 30, – Published on Amazon. Homage to Catalonia Penguin Modern Classics. After reading the hist Captivating as a novel, this is an immensely impressive and very readable book although cadillo and terrifying.

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He just was not that interesting, he was a deeply flawed character but so were many. The author shows a slight negativity towards the subject. Gehen Sie zu Amazon. He was operated on three times and only died when his daughter demanded that life supporting machines be unplugged. Very detailed with tons of information about the different stages of his life and regime.

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