Franco was not an angel but he was not stupid - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Francisco, Madrid, Spain
    • 22.06.10 | 16:22 (IDT)

    He probably sent those lists as a "gesture" to the nazis but in fact no jew was killed in Spain in WWII, many of them were admitted in our frontiers as a transitory pass to other countries and he never forbid the spanish diplomats, the real heroes, to save jews throughout Europe (the answer to their questions was usually an official silence). Franco was a criminal, he killed many people during and after our civil war, but the jewish people cannot be accounted in those figures. Not long ago some jews in New York used to hold a funeral for him every year to thank him as his saviour during WWII.

    from the article: WWII document reveals: General Franco handed Nazis list of Spanish Jews
    First published 01:53 22.06.10 | Last updated 01:53 22.06.10
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