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Why didn't Spain take part in WW2?

Why didn't Spain take part in WW2?

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Asked by Howard Reyes, Last updated: Jan 27, 2020

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M. Gomez

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M. Gomez, Writer, Mass communication, Leeds

Answered Oct 03, 2019

Under the leadership of Francisco Franco, Spain did not officially join either the Allied or Axis during World War II. It remained neutral throughout the war. However, it is important to note that Franco had actually written to Hitler on the 19th of June 1940 offering to join in the war. Spain sent war materials and volunteered army to fight the Soviets on the Eastern front. Also, the state of the Spanish economy at the time was not favourable for war. The country was not ready for wa...Read More
 

M. Porter

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M. Porter, Senior Executive, Master of Art, San Jose

Answered Mar 05, 2019

Many countries wanted to keep out of world war like Switzerland and Spain. They preferred to not get involved. If a country did not get involved, they were considered to be neutral. This meant that they did not send soldiers or supplies to help either side of the Allies or Axis powers. They did not want to show favoritism to one side over the other. ...Read More
 

J.Spencer

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J.Spencer, Knowledge enthusiast, Tokyo

Answered Feb 19, 2019

Because of this man!
Francisco Franco
Let’s go back to 1940. Spain was a nation that was struggling. It was recovering from the effects of the S...Read More
 

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