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Franco and the Axis Stigma

Franco and the Axis Stigma

by D. Pike, David Wingeate W. 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 support; and the Spanish press, operatingunder a totalitarian regime and yearning for an Axis victory to the bitter end.

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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 support; and the Spanish press, operatingunder a totalitarian regime and yearning for an Axis victory to the bitter end.

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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 Science, UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230202894
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/17/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

DAVID WINGEATE PIKE was born in England and educated at Blundell's School, McGill University and Universidad Interamericana Mexico. He received doctorates from the Université de Toulouse and Stanford University, where he served as Assistant Director at the Institute of hispanic American and Luso-Brasilian Studies. He is now Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Contemporary History and Politics at The American University of Paris and Director of Research at the American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy.

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