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Arms for Spain

Pollitt, Harry

Arms for Spain

by Pollitt, Harry

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Published by Communist Party of Great Britain in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armaments -- Spain.,
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Foreign public opinion.,
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Participation, Foreign.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarry Pollitt.
    ContributionsCommunist Party of Great Britain.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18859763M

    Long afterwards, Spanish exiles accused Stalin of having stolen much of the gold. But according to Howson's new book, Arms For Spain, they missed the real scam. The gold was almost all spent on arms and the accounts add up, leaving only tons missing from the books. Instead, the Russians fiddled the exchange rates to get their hands on the gold. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Arms for Spain is the enormously entertaining, but often also infuriating, story of the men who supplied the warring factions in the Spanish civil war with arms, and often extracted enormous profits while doing it.

Especially the Republicans, who did not have access to the stores of the Spanish armies, found themselves forced to deal with a /5. Arms for Spain reveals that this embargo gave Franco's rebels an enormous advantage against the Republic.

While hindering arms from reaching the Republic, it allowed Hitler and Mussolini to equip Franco with enough armaments to win. The Republic was thus forced to buy illegal arms from foreign officials who extorted huge bribes for arms they Cited by: A in-depth study of the arms embargo that crippled the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War and how supposed allies of the legitimate government of Spain lined their pockets as they sold them weapons which were obsolete and in many cases unusable.

It sometimes strays in /5(11). Spain in Arms is a military history of the Spanish Civil War. It examines how the Spanish Civil War developed on the battlefield through the prism of eight campaigns between and shows how many accounts of military operations during /5(15).

Spain in Arms is a military history of the Spanish Civil War. It examines how the Spanish Civil War developed on the battlefield through the prism of eight campaigns between and shows how many accounts of military operations during this conflict are based upon half-truths and propaganda.

Intwo firms in Spain ranked among the world's biggest publishers of books in terms of revenue: Grupo Planeta and Grupo Santillana. Inthere weretitles in print in Spain. The coat of arms of Spain represents Spain and the Spanish nation, including its national sovereignty and the country's form of government, a constitutional appears on the flag of Spain and it is used by the Government of Spain, the Cortes Generales, the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, and other state design consists of the arms of the medieval kingdoms.

The Arms of the Kingdom of Spain was the official coat of arms of the Monarch of Spain from the time of the Catholic Monarchs, and was used as the official arms of the Kingdom until the First Spanish Republic in Afterwards, the arms became an integral part of the Coat of Arms of Spain.

The different governments since (whether republican or monarchist) have led to the arms being. The "coat" of arms, or more correctly the achievement, in Spain is composed of the shield, a cape which can be simply drawn or ornate, a helmet (optional) or a Crown if for a member of the nobility and a motto (optional).

In Spanish heraldry, that which is placed on the shield itself is the most important. The Spanish Army (Spanish: Ejército de Tierra; lit. "Army of the Land/Ground") is the terrestrial army of the Spanish Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations.

It is one of the oldest active armies — dating back to the late 15th century. However, it could be considered even older if the Visigothic Kingdom of Toledo is taken into account.

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Think the author may have an Italian or Spanish sounding name. Bought from an airport on way to Spain in The word crest is often mistakenly applied to a coat of arms. A dragon is the crest of Valencia's coat of arms (It was the arms of king Peter IV of Aragon).

A crest is a component of an heraldic display, so called because it stands on top of a helmet, as the crest of a jay stands on the bird's head. Arms for Spain: the untold story of the Spanish Civil War.

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The arms of the Reyes Católicos, Isabel and Fernando, whose marriage unified Spain, were: Quarterly, 1 and 4.

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Spain in Arms is a new military history of the Spanish Civil War. It examines how the Spanish Civil War conflict developed on the battlefield through the prism of eight campaigns between and shows how many accounts of military operations during this conflict are based upon half-truths and propaganda.

The book is based upon nearly 60 Reviews: 9.Get this from a library! Arms for Spain: the untold story of the Spanish Civil War. [Gerald Howson] -- Gerald Howson argues that the victory of fascism in Spain in was caused by the non-fascist European nations. The victory of fascism in Spain in set the stage for World War II.

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