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Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War, 1936 (Hardcover) (Jose E. Alvarez)

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In 1936, the Spanish Foreign Legion was the most well equipped, thoroughly trained, and battle-tested unit in the Spanish Army, and with its fearsome reputation for brutality and savagery, the Legion was not only critical to the eventual victory of Franco and the Nationalists, but was also a powerful propaganda tool the Nationalists used to intimidate and terrorize its enemies. Drawing upon Spanish military archival sources, the Legion’s own diary of operationsand relevant secondary sources, Alvarez recounts the pivotal role played by the Spanish Foreign Legion in the initial months of the Spanish Civil War, a war that was not only between Spaniards, but that pitted the political ideology of Communism and Socialism against that of Fascism and Nazism.

Number of Pages: 291
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Military / General, Europe / Spain + Portugal
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr
Author: Jose E. Alvarez
Language: English
Street Date: June 28, 2016
TCIN: 51171930
UPC: 9780826220837
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-2293
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