And after Franco took all that military aid from Hitler & Mussolini, he kept Spain out of the Axis and out of WWII except for the token “Blue Division”. Three years of civil war was enough.
The Loyalists on the other hand allowed the entire Spanish gold reserves to be transferred to the Soviet Union. BTW, when the Reds had run out of priests & nuns to murder, they desecrated the graves of those religious who had already passed to their reward.
posted on 06/10/2012 4:21:50 PM PDT
(Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!")
". . . except for the token Blue Division And he sent that unit as a way to feign cooperation and get the really hardcore fascist in the military out of Spain, not as a way to help the Axis.
posted on 06/10/2012 7:38:45 PM PDT
(Only Newt can defeat both the Fascist democrats and the Vichy GOP)
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