Sunday, April 21, 2013

1000 Words

This historical photo dates from 1945 and features Generalisimo Francisco Franco, the fascist dictator of Spain. Franco rose to power in the Spanish Civil War as a fascist, yet kept his country from (fully) aligning with Hitler in World War II -- Spain was technically neutral -- and even transitioned the country before his death to a democratic state. Apparently he enjoyed fishing, too...

-- Dr. Todd

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