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- Spain : South-west European parliamentary monarchy (population c. 40.5 million; capital Madrid) between the Atlantic Ocean and Bay of Biscay to the north-west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south and east; the Pyrenees mountain range forms the border with France to the north-east, and Portugal is situated to the west.
- Loyalists : Add brief definition or description
- Francisco Franco : Add brief definition or description
- Hugo Sperrle : A German air force (Luftwaffe) officer who rose to Generalfeldmarschall and commander of all air forces in Western Europe, he had commanded the Condor Legion in the Spanish Civil War, and then forces in the Battle of France and Battle of Britain, but was relieved for not stopping Allied forces after the Battle of Normandy. He was cleared of war crimes charges in the High Command Case (NMT)
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- Albert Einstein : 20th-century physicist who formulated the theories of relativity.
- Almendralejo : Municipality of Spain, located in the province of Badajoz, autonomous community of Extremadura; pop. about 33,000.
- Benito Mussolini : (1883-1945) The Fascist dictator of Italy from 1922 until 1943; as part of the Axis alliance, he led his country into war against France and Britain in 1940, and against the United States in 1941.
- Blitzkrieg : A military doctrine involving the breakthrough, at key points of the enemy lines, of highly mobile forces, usually of high technology for the time, which would then disrupt the enemy rear
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- Eleanor Roosevelt : Spouse of Franklin D. Roosevelt; founder of National Committee for an Effective Congress
- Hermann Goering : prominent Nazi politician, effectively #2 in status for most of the war and Commander-in-Chief of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) during WW II. Sentenced to death by the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg) but committed suicide shortly before execution
- Joseph Stalin : (1878 - 1953) The head of Russia's Communist ("Bolshevik") party and dictator of the Soviet Union from 1924 until his death.
- Léon Blum : (1872-1950) French statesman and first Jewish Prime Minister (1936-37).
- Manuel Azaña y Díaz : (1880 - 1940) President of the Spanish Second Republic attempting to form a Liberal government until the Spanish Civil War.
- Morocco : An Arab monarchy of western North Africa, nonaligned but generally moderate, with a slow-growing economy
- World War II, air war : Air operations in the Second World War