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  Francisco Franco
Francisco Franco, the son of a naval postmaster, was born in El Ferrol, Spain, on 4th December, 1892.
Franco's main demand was that Germany had to fully compensate Spain for the cost of any British blockade of the country.
Franco's main foreign policy was to recover Gibraltar and to maintain Spain's colonies in Africa.
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  Francisco Franco Bahamonde
Franco soon gained a reputation as a meticulous and fearless officer and joined the newly formed regulares colonial troops to improve his chances of swift advancement.
Franco continued to rule as dictator of Spain until his death in 1975.
With the end of World War II, Franco and Spain were forced to suffer the economic consequences of the isolation imposed on it by nations such as the United Kingdom and the United States.
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  Francisco Franco - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Franco soon gained a reputation as a meticulous and fearless officer and joined the newly formed regulares colonial native troops with Spanish officials to improve his chances of swift advancement.
Becoming the youngest general in any European army in 1926, Franco was appointed director of the newly created Joint Military Academy in Zaragoza, where cadets were taught the brutal lessons of the irregular war in Morocco.
With the fall of the monarchy in 1931, Franco initially maintained an ambivalent attitude to the new Republic, not wishing to compromise his career by overt opposition.
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 Francisco Franco Behamonde - biography and Hausser / Elastolin portrait figures
Franco was born on December 4, 1892, in El Ferrol, Spain.
Franco became a national hero for his role in suppressing revolts in Morocco, and at the age of 33 he was made brigadier general.
In February 1936 Franco was send to a command in the Canary Islands by the left wing Spanish government.
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 Francisco Franco Bahamonde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Franco did not take part in the Defence Council created in Burgos by Mola but the war seemed to be on his hands.
During the second world war when Franco had an interview with Hitler in Hendaya on the 23rd of October in 1940 he did the least possible concessions in spite he believed in their victory.
Franco claimed to have sent instructions for greater clemency to be shown to the rabble (masse incolte) and continued severity against 'leaders and criminals' as a result of which only one in every five of those tried was now being shot.
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 M.S. Franco
In this high tech world, Manuel Franco strives to keep the old traditions alive.
His subject matter as well as his use of mediums is diverse.
Email us at msfranco@amaonline.com Please include an email address or phone number so that we can answer your questions.
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 Franco, Francisco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Franco dealt ruthlessly with his opposition and established a firmly controlled corporative state.
The greater de facto freedom allowed growing vocal opposition to Franco’s regime, even from the Falange, whose exclusion from power was increased after the appointment of Luis Carrero Blanco as vice premier.
Franco, however, firmly maintained his position of power, even after the assassination of Carrero Blanco in 1973.
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 AllRefer.com - Spain - Franco's Political System | Spanish Information Resource
Franco had spent his life as a professional soldier, and his conception of society was along military lines.
Franco had the authority to name the next king when he thought the time was appropriate and also to revoke his choice at a later date if he so desired.
Franco was particularly skillful in manipulating each of these "families," giving each a taste of power, but not allowing any group or individual to create an independent base from which to challenge his authority.
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 Francisco Franco killer file   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Franco's father is a paymaster in the Spanish naval administrative corps.
Franco's career is halted when the leftist leaders of the new Spanish republic (known as the Second Republic) adopt a policy to reform the army.
Franco is declared 'generalisimo', (commander-in-chief), and 'jefe de estado' (head of state) of the Nationalist regime on 29 September.
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 Wakilisha > People - Representing Urban Kenya Worldwide
Franco was grief stricken to the point that He semi-retired from music for a long period.
Franco entered the 1980s at the peak of his powers, astounding new fans with his power and eloquence while retaining the fanatical following built up during the previous quarter of a century.
Franco had now grown distant from the running of the band which was torn apart by internal bickering.
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 General Francisco Franco, Spanish Civil War, Anarchism, Catholicism, Spain
Franco's propaganda presented him as a modern Catholic Crusader: "The analogy was given the sanction of the Church on 30 September by the long pastoral letter, entitled 'The Two Cities', issued by the Bishop of Salamanca Dr Enrique Pli y Deniel.
Franco claimed to have sent instructions for greater clemency to be shown to the rabble (masse incolte) and continued severity against 'leaders and criminals' as a result of which only one in every five of those tried was now being shot.
Committed to a post-war policy of institutionalized revenge, he rejected the idea of a general amnesty and declared that the Nationalists had a list of two million reds who were to be punished for their 'crimes'.81 The political files and documentation captured as each town had fallen to the Nationalists were gathered in Salamanca.
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 ::General Francisco Franco::
General Franco was born in 1892 and he died in 1975.
Franco is the man most linked to the army’s victory in the Spanish Civil War.
Franco was seen as the better bet of the two.
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 Biography - FRANCO
Franco found himself a new employer, Omer Kashama, owner of one of the fashionable dance-bars, the OK Bar (still called Chez Cassien), who put forth the idea to put a group together with his friends.
Franco introduced his new group, the TP OK Jazz (Très Puissant OK Jazz) (Très Puissant = very powerful), with whom he would launch a new rhythm with a rumba base called the bouché.
A tour in Cameroon which lost money would put them in bad financial shape, then in 1978 Franco found himself in prison after a minister felt attacked by the lyrics of two songs "Hélène" and "Jackie." Hand on the heart he swore that there was no double meaning in what he wrote.
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 FRANCO and TP OK Jazz in the mid 80s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the song Franco read out some of the letters he received from female fans who complained about the mistreatment they suffered at the hands of their in-laws.
It was during the Kenya tour of 1986 that Franco might have realized the importance of the duo as fans repeatedly demanded songs composed by Josky and Dalienst.
Nevertheless Franco's Kenya tour of 1986 was hugely succesfull with tens of thousands of fans attending each show as he criss crossed the country.
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 Franco Modigliani: Tutte le informazioni su Franco Modigliani su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Franco Modigliani: Tutte le informazioni su Franco Modigliani su Encyclopedia.it
Franco Modigliani (18 giugno 1918 – 25 settembre 2003) fu un economista italo-americano, e vincitore del Premio Nobel per l'economia nel 1985.
Nato in Italia, la lasciò per gli Stati Uniti nel 1939, a causa del suo retroterra ebraico e delle sue posizioni antifasciste.
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 Ageless Franco celebrating every day | ajc.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was Julio Franco's 46th birthday on Monday, and the Braves first baseman insisted he had no plans to celebrate.
If Julio Franco maintains his current.290 batting average, it would rank third all-time for players 43 or older on opening day, and would give him three of the top five averages for such players.
It may seem unlikely to most observers that Franco can reach his goal of playing until he's 50, but not to those who see him in the weight room and know how attentive he is to everything he consumes.
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 Franco :: History
Franco’s strength derives from a history of achievement that helped set the standard for public relations effectiveness regionally and nationwide.
Franco became the agency of record for the new Renaissance Center in 1977 and represented the center and its hotel over the next two decades until it was purchased by General Motors and became GM’s headquarters.
Franco helped guide the communications effort for one of the world’s most recognized franchise organizations as it grew from a few stores to the dominant player in its industry.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Franco: A Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Generalissimo Francisco Franco, the Caudillo of Spain from the Nationalists' brutal, Fascist-sponsored victory over the Republican government in the Spanish Civil War until his quiet death in 1975, is the subject of this book.
The portrait of Franco that emerges here is is far removed from both the demonologies and the hagiographies to which he has been subjected for so long.
Franco emerges as the possessor of inhuman levels of sang froid and no moral scruple whatsoever, coupled with toughness, preening vanity and a relentless drive for vegeance.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0006862101   (1166 words)

 Franco, Francisco on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Franco dealt ruthlessly with his opposition and established a firmly controlled corporative state.
Vallée de Los Caidos: messe des morts pour FRANCO (sa fille dans un châle aux couleurs du drapeau).
Ernesto Gimenez CABALLERO, idéologue du fascisme espagnol (sur l'étagère un portrait de Franco).
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 Franco Corelli
Franco Corelli was born in Ancona, Italy, on
Franco Corelli has sung in major houses throught the world and recital halls as well, including those of Australia, New Zealand, South America, and the Far East.
Il tenore Franco Corelli, nativo di Ancona, e'morto a Milano, in un istituto dove era ricoverato da tempo.
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 All About Romance: The Cover Controversy - Covers Covered by Carol #11
Franco began painting in his native Italy as a child although electrical engineering was his area of formal academic study.
Franco's prime area of study at the League was in portraiture.
Franco responded, "It is in their best interest to give me all of the material I need." Thus, he does encourage the authors to send him a complete workup of the contents of the novel, especially its visual details, which he does study.
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 Franco, Francisco --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
in full Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco Bahamonde, byname El Caudillo (“The Leader”) general and leader of the Nationalist forces that overthrew the Spanish democratic republic in the Spanish Civil War (1936–39); thereafter he was the head of the government of Spain until 1973 and head of state until his death in 1975.
The writers of the Franco era had tended to be realists, wanting to translate into print the destructiveness of the Civil War and its aftermath.
When Francisco Franco died in 1975, Spain once again became a monarchy, with the accession of Juan Carlos I of the House of Bourbon to the throne (see Bourbon, House of; Franco, Francisco).
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 Franco links
Franco and homosexual persecution Independent article on recent moves to compensate gay victims of the franco regime.
Franco's Collaboration with Germany Since the unlikely survival of Francisco Franco's regime through the Second World War, historians have puzzled over the extent to which the Franco government had collaborated with Adolf Hitler's Germany.
Franco's Spain and Castro's Cuba: Parallels and Contrasts by Alfred G. Cuzán, Department of Government, The University of West Florida.
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 BrothersJudd.com - Review of Jane Boyar's Hitler Stopped by Franco
Francisco Franco committed one of the few crimes that is truly unforgivable to the intellectuals, academics, and politicians of the Left--who dominate the opinion-making class--he was an anti-communist.
Moreover, it is entirely plausible that Franco, who had after all fought to preserve a traditional Spain, based on Church, Crown, and commerce, never seriously intended to allow the Nazis a free hand in Spain.
If you are the kind of person who thinks Pat Buchanan committed a thought crime when he suggested that America was well served by staying out of the War for as long as she did, this book is not for you.
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 Franco (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With the surname Franco, common in Spanish-speaking regions:
Jésus Franco and Ricardo Franco, Spanish directors and brothers
Franco Automobili, Italian maker of automobiles and one-time winner of the Targa Florio
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 ESPN.com: John Franco Player Card
Franco, who ranks second on the all-time saves list with 424 and sixth in pitching appearances with 1,036, made known his desire to continue pitching.
Considering the fact that Franco still is productive out of the pen, the Mets would be remiss if they fail to give the lefty a shot to make the roster in spring training.
John Franco was designated for assignment by the Houston Astros on Saturday, removing him from the 40-man roster and giving the team 10 days to decide what to do with the NL's career leader in saves.
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 ESPN.com: Julio Franco Player Card
With the bat wrapped around his head and his knees nearly knocking, Franco employs an unorthodox, yet effective swing.
Julio Franco has not been involved in any transactions this season.
At 47, Julio Franco is still going strong and putting retirement far out of his mind.
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 Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Franco Harris began his pro football career as the Pittsburgh Steelers' No.1 pick and the 13th player selected in the 1972 NFL Draft.
For 12 seasons, the 6-2, 230-pounder from Penn State was a big-yardage running back, a key man in the powerful Pittsburgh offensive machine, which also included an outstanding passing attack.
Franco played in five AFC championships — missing a sixth because of injury — and four Super Bowls.
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 Veronica Franco
In 1565, when she was about 20 years old, Veronica Franco was listed in Il Catalogo di tutte le principale et piu honorate cortigiane di Venezia, which gave the names, addresses, and fees of Venice's most prominent prostitutes; her mother was listed as the person to whom the fee should be paid.
From extant records, we know that by the time she was 18, Franco had been briefly married and had given birth to her first child; she would eventually have six children, three of whom died in infancy.
By the 1570s, she was part of one of the more prestigious literary circles of the city, participating in discussions and contributing to and editing anthologies of poetry.
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 Franco by Christopher Manion
As a rule, Franco left you alone, as long as you didn’t dabble in politics.
I will never forget my medical-student friend coming over to tell me, a twinkle in his eye, about this auspicious epiphany of Spain’s budding democracy: "Marisol, Desnuda!" Marisol, the Brittney of her Spanish day, in the nude, was featured on the cover of the country’s largest weekly magazine.
To the left, Franco was a "fascist" because the left called all of its enemies "fascists," since conservatism abounds in true diversity, while the left congeals like sludge around the constant lust for power.
www.lewrockwell.com /manion/manion45.html   (859 words)

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