TITLE

Showdown with Franco's Axis

PUB. DATE
February 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;2/7/44, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p166
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the policy adopted by the U.S. and allies against Spain in order to pressurize Spanish leader Francisco Franco during the World War II. Decision to cut off oil shipments to Spain; Threat for reconsideration of relations between the U.S. and Spain; Announcement of the Argentine government to break its relations with Japan and Germany; Relations of Franco with Latin American countries; Insult of the policy of the U.S. for appeasement for Franco by Spanish government; Views that the U.S. has lost its position to call Franco to account in last few years; Effect of the end of Franco's relations in Latin America on the Nazis supporting Axis forces; Necessity for controlling the activities of Argentina and other Latin Americans countries to defeat the Axis forces.
ACCESSION #
14678818

 

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