Hitler Stopped By Franco

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9780971039209: Hitler Stopped By Franco

Hitler planned to defeat England by closing the Mediterranean to British shipping, forcing England to supply herself via the long, U-boat infested Atlantic highway. Crucial to Hitlers strategy was the use of Spanish soil to take Gibraltar, at the mouth of the Mediterranean. He counted on Francos friendship. For three years General Franco, leader of the weakest nation in Europe defied the wishes, and thwarted the hope of Nazi Germany, the greatest military power in history

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Jane and Burt Boyar co-authored with Sammy Davis, Jr. the late entertainer's Best Selling autobiography, "Yes I Can" in 1965 (Farrar Straus & Giroux) as well as the also best selling sequel in 1989, "Why Me?" (FS&G) Jane passed away in 1997. Burt edited and added new material for a compilation of those two books, SAMMY: An Autobiography (FS&G) that was published in December 2000. Jane and Burt also wrote "World Class" published in 1975 by Random House. And "H.L. and Lyda: Growing up in the H.L. Hunt and Lyda Bunker Hunt family" with their eldest daughter Margaret Hunt Hill, published by August House, 1994.

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". . . a very good read . . . Franco . . . may well have tipped the balance of World War II in favor of the Allies." -- Stanley G. Payne, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

A captivating example of creative non-fiction....the book that corrects the historical record of WW II -- The Jewish Press, July 13, 2001

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