TITLE

Four Years of Franco

AUTHOR(S)
de los Rios, Fernando
PUB. DATE
January 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;1/25/43, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the economic and social conditions of Spain during dictator Francisco Franco's regime and role of Franco during the Second World War. Report that civil war in Spain has never ended and Spain cannot be neutral during the Second World War nor has she been so for a single day since the war began; Report that Spain is giving Germany and Italy all she produces and in doing so she has created within the country the deepest misery and most frightful poverty in Spanish history; View that Spanish agriculture is ruined and it is ruined partly because it lacks fertilizers; Report that thousands of men and women are still in the prisons and labor camps, suffering every sort of oppression, dying from starvation and from illness contracted in the course of degrading tasks; Possibility that Franco would give to the Germans full military use of its islands and would give Nazi dictator of Germany Adolf Hitler the use of the magnificent naval base of Cartagena and the Straits of Gibraltar; Attitude of the countries of Latin America during the war and its possible effect on Franco and his intentions during the war.
ACCESSION #
14747780

 

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