"This is a thorough, objective and insightful treatment of a complex relationship that constitutes a major contribution to the diplomatic history of World War II. It will become the standard account." - Stanley Payne, University of Wisconsin"Yet another indication of a resurgnece of interest in Franco's Spain, this study of relations between the Roosevelt administration and the Franco regime in the two years prior to US intervention in WWII offers studious research coupled with astute analysis." - B.T. Browne, Choice
Roosevelt and Franco during the Second World War: From the Spanish Civil War to Pearl Harborby J. Thomas
This book examines the internal controversies of the Roosevelt administration in connection with Spain during World War II, the role of the President in these controversies, and the foundations of the policy that was followed from the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War until the launching of Operation Torch in 1942.
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Joan Maria Thomàs is Professor of Contemporary History at the Universidad Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain.
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