General Franco

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Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)

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The Nazis supported General Franco, the leader of the fascist military uprising against the democratically elected Republican government, whose troops were now advancing on Bilbao the main Basque city.
Hitler sent his air force to help General Franco overthrow the elected Spanish Government and get some experience of modern warfare.
They wore white, wove wonderful patterns, but represented the repression of General Franco.
Edwin Greening, from Aberaman, Aberdare, joined the International Brigades to fight against General Franco in September 1937.
EVENTS 1975: The dictatorship of General Franco ends with the announcement heir designate Prince Carlos will take over as provisional head of state.
Barcelona said General Franco had influenced what they saw as a political decision and when Real were given first use of Di Stefano they were persuaded to sell their rights to the player.
Others include a letter from Sir Winston Churchill to Spanish Dictator General Franco and documents from the courts of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Charles I.
Flynn, who was known for his anti-Semitic views, worked undercover for the Germans during the Spanish Civil War, and there are allegations that the actor was employed to gather information on German socialists who fought against General Franco, helping contribute to the death of hundreds of volunteers and their families.
They supported the rebel army under General Franco and used her support for the Spanish Government as evidence she had gone red.
So Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo and General Franco have got nothing to be criticised for?
Joan was the first major artist to *publicly sing No Nos Moveran (We Shall Not Be Moved) in Spain when she performed it on a controversial television appearance in Madrid in 1977, three years after the death of General Franco who had banned it.
MP angry over stance on General Franco LABOUR MP William Dobbie addressing a meeting at Hartlepool said that it took Britain four years to recognise the government of the USSR but just four weeks to recognise and shake the hand of General Franco.
One reason Spain's regional languages flourish is because General Franco made such an effort to ban them during his rule.
But it is worrying that Capello has expressed admiration for Spanish dictator General Franco and has voted for the Italian far-right.
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