Francisco Franco

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Noun1.Francisco Franco - Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)Francisco Franco - 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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Adolf Hitler's Germany supported Franco's side during that war and, in return, Franco's Spain (while officially neutral) provided valuable assistance to Hitler's war effort.
The rallies against Catalan chauvinism have, at times, turned into Spanish chauvinism: For a long time, the hymns and symbols of Franco's Spain had not been so present in the streets.
Indeed, influenced by ethnic and political refugees from Hitler's Europe and Franco's Spain, Guthrie in his songs and writings began to associate refugee Dust Bowlers with larger, more politically focused struggles with fascism such as the Spanish Civil War and anti-Nazi resistance.
Truman, Franco's Spain, and the Cold War is a scholarly analysis of the rocky diplomatic relationship between America and Spain during Truman's presidency (1945-1953).
France surrendered, leaving us to fight alone, with Franco's Spain waiting to see which way the wind was blowing.
The peace we have enjoyed was not inevitable; the post-war years were miserable for many who lived in Franco's Spain or in Communist dictatorships, and in recent years the pursuit of EU membership has spurred countries to respect human rights and tackle corruption.
by Jessica Baily; '"My Version of Feminism': Subjectivity, DIY, and the Feminist Zine," by Michelle Kempson; "Age and Feminist Activism: The Feminist Protest within the Catholic Church in Franco's Spain," by Celia Valiente; "Feminist Practice and Solidarity in Secular Societies: Case Studies on Feminists Crossing Religious--Secular Divides in Politics and Practice in Antwerp, Belgium," by Nella van den Brandt.
Even Tory David Davies said it was akin to Franco's Spain.
But ultimately I would have liked a little bit more of the mess of the studio to have entered the equation, perhaps divulging more about the significance of Tapies's process, in which nontraditional materials, such as marble dust, sand, and other earthy substances, were allowed to contaminate the purity of his media in a subtle critique of the violence that permeated life in Franco's Spain.
The allegation is that through British contacts in General Franco's Spain, she was to contact Churchill and negotiate a peace favourable to the Nazis.
Oscar de la Renta, the doyen of American fashion, whose career began in the 1950s in Franco's Spain and sprawled across the better living rooms of Paris and New York, and who was the last survivor of that generation of bold, all-seeing tastemakers, died on Monday at his home in Kent, Conn.
Thus, womanhood in Franco's Spain implied motherhood; the distinction between the two was nonexistent.