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Churchill and Spain

Richard Wigg

Churchill and Spain

the survival of the Franco regime, 1940-1945

by Richard Wigg

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Published by Sussex Academic Press in Brighton, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Churchill, Winston, -- Sir, -- 1874-1965,
  • Franco, Francisco, -- 1892-1975,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Spain,
  • Spain -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945,
  • Spain -- Foreign relations -- 1939-1975

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Wigg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA47.8 .W54 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16413335M
    ISBN 109781845192839
    LC Control Number2008000115

    Book 1: Chapter 1: Britannia -- pp. In 55 BC before the Imperial age Julius Caesar had become interested in Britain. The people were related to Germany, Gaul and Spain where Rome was already involved. They were of Celtic stock and the Druidical religion was widespread. They had useful lands. Churchill’s ties with Spain continued after WWII through personal friendships with anglophile Spaniards, and in his twilight years he liked to visit Spain as a private citizen. In January , Churchill, a joined the elite British cavalry regiment, the 4 th Hussars . The book explores the political, economic and diplomatic relations between Spain and Britain during the Second World War and explains how Churchill's lenient policies towards Franco helped significantly in the survival of Franco's regime after the war. Great things have been expected from Martin Gilbert’s one-volume life of Winston Churchill, for it follows thirty years of research on the eight-volume official biography, completed in


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