Hitler's shadow empire : the Nazis and the Spanish Civil War (Book, 2015) [Portland Community College Library]
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Hitler's shadow empire : the Nazis and the Spanish Civil War

Author: Pierpaolo Barbieri
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pitting fascists and communists in a showdown for supremacy, the Spanish Civil War has long been seen as a grim dress rehearsal for World War II. Francisco Franco's Nationalists prevailed with German and Italian military assistance--a clear instance, it seemed, of like-minded regimes joining forces in the fight against global Bolshevism. In Hitler's Shadow Empire, Pierpaolo Barbieri revises this standard account of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierpaolo Barbieri
ISBN: 9780674728851 0674728858
OCLC Number: 910070945
Description: 349 s., [8] tav
Contents: Introduction: Bones beneath --
Two Spains --
Today is so far from yesterday --
The rise and rise of Hjalmar Schacht --
Give me four years --
Dawn of intervention --
The precipice --
The shadow empire --
Hateful to God and to his enemies --
The formal empire --
Conclusion: Integrated Europe --
Appendix
Responsibility: Pierpaolo Barbieri

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The Nazis provided Franco's Nationalists with planes, armaments, and tanks in their civil war against the Communists but behind this largesse was a Faustian bargain. Pierpaolo Barbieri makes a  Read more...
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