Download e-book for kindle: Blue Division: Spanish Blood in Russia, 1941–1945 (The by Xavier Moreno Juliá

By Xavier Moreno Juliá

ISBN-10: 1845197372

ISBN-13: 9781845197377

ISBN-10: 1845197682

ISBN-13: 9781845197681

This ebook, translated from the unique Spanish, is the first educational and historic research of the Blue Division—a Falangist initiative concerning the dispatch of a few 40,000 Spanish opponents (more than a 1/2 whom paid with their lives, health and wellbeing, or liberty) to the Russian entrance throughout the moment global conflict. Xavier Moreno Juliá doesn't restrict himself to bearing on their deeds lower than hands, but in addition analyzes the political history intimately: the advanced family members among the Spanish govt and Hitler's Germany; the interior conflicts among the Falangists and the military; the increase and fall of Franco's brother-in-law, Minister Ramón Serrano Suñer, who encouraged the Blue department and have become the second one strongest individual in Spain; and the perspective of basic Agustín Muñoz Grandes, commander of the Blue department, who used to be inspired by means of Berlin to significantly examine the opportunity of taking up the reins of Spanish strength. This e-book, in keeping with big documentation in German, British, and Spanish data, is a vital resource of data to appreciate Spain within the 1940s—an epoch while the Caudillo's strength and the regime's luck have been much less safe than is usually believed.

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