Franco: a biography
BasicBooks, a division of HarperCollins, Oct 20, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 1002 pages
To many, Generalissimo Francisco Franco was Spain incarnate. This is a definitive portrait of the complex, elusive man credited with saving Spain from both the communists and Hitler, modernizing the country, and orchestrating the Spanish economic miracle of the 1960s. 32 photos.
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Often in conversations in the small family group, when the loquacious Franco
interrupted his brother-in-law, Doha Carmen would say 'Shut up Paco and listen
to what Ramon is saying', which Serrano Suher was convinced planted the first ...
27 The fact that Berlin was bombed by the RAF during his stay and the sight of
tons of concrete being poured into German coastal fortifications convinced
Serrano Suher that it was going to be a long war. Nevertheless, Ramon Garriga
of EFE ...
Before Franco could answer, Serrano Suher intervened and said it had not been '
a threat but a reflection'.100 It is instructive to compare this account, based on
Weddell's report, with what Serrano Suher told von Stohrer four days later.
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It is harder to write a biography of a dull man than an interesting one. This biography was very hard work, but is admirable in the depth of the portrait, and the research. Perforce, it is a history ... Read full review
FRANCO: A BiographyUser Review - Kirkus
A definitive but dull biography of the least known of Europe's 20th-century dictators. Preston (International History/London School of Economics) makes some significant changes in the generally ... Read full review
Franco and the Second Republic 19311933
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