Books > Old Books > I Was Stalin's Agent (1940)


Page 98

III
STALIN'S HAND IN SPAIN

from Vickers in England, from Skoda in Czechoslovakia, from Schneider in France, and from Germany's powerful munition-makers, were frustrated by the non-interventionists. Still I got no word from my government.
It was late in August, and the Franco forces were firmly organized and marching successfully on Madrid, when three high officials of the Spanish Republic were finally received in Russia. They came to buy war supplies, and they offered in exchange huge sums of Spanish gold. Even now, however, they were not conveyed to Moscow but kept incognito in a hotel in Odessa. And to conceal the operation, Stalin issued, on Friday, August 28, 1936, through the Commissar of Foreign Trade, a decree forbidding "the export, re-export, or transit to Spain of all kinds of' arms, munitions, war materials, aeroplanes and warships." The decree was published and broadcast to the world on the following Monday. The fellow travellers of the Comintern, and the public, roused by them, already privately dismayed at Stalin's failure to rush to the support of the Spanish Republic, now understood that he was joining Leon Blum's policy of non-intervention. Stalin was in reality sneaking to the support of the Spanish Republic. While its high officials waited in Odessa, Stalin called an extraordinary session of the Politbureau, and presented his plan for cautious intervention in the Spanish civil war-all this under cover of his proclamation of neutrality.
Stalin argued that the old Spain was gone and that the new Spain could not stand alone. It must join either the camp of Italy and Germany, or the camp of their opponents. Stalin said that neither France nor Great Britain would willingly allow Spain, which commands the entrance to the Mediterranean, to be controlled by Rome and Berlin. A friendly Spain was

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE from Vickers in England, from Skoda in Czechoslovakia, from Schneider in France, and from Germany's powerful munition-makers, were frustrated by what is non-interventionists. Still I got no word from my government. It was late in August, and what is Franco forces were firmly organized and marching successfully on Madrid, when three high officials of what is Spanish Republic were finally received in Russia. They came to buy war supplies, and they offered in exchange huge sums of Spanish gold. Even now, however, they were not conveyed to Moscow but kept incognito in a hotel in Odessa. And to conceal what is operation, Stalin issued, on Friday, August 28, 1936, through what is Commissar of Foreign Trade, a decree forbidding "the export, re-export, or transit to Spain of all kinds of' arms, munitions, war materials, aeroplanes and warships." what is decree was published and broadcast to what is world on what is following Monday. what is fellow travellers of what is Comintern, and what is public, roused by them, already privately dismayed at Stalin's failure to rush to what is support of what is Spanish Republic, now understood that he was joining Leon Blum's policy of non-intervention. Stalin was in reality sneaking to what is support of what is Spanish Republic. While its high officials waited in Odessa, Stalin called an extraordinary session of what is Politbureau, and presented his plan for cautious intervention in what is Spanish civil war-all this under cover of his proclamation of neutrality. Stalin argued that what is old Spain was gone and that what is new Spain could not stand alone. It must join either what is camp of Italy and Germany, or what is camp of their opponents. Stalin said that neither France nor Great Britain would willingly allow Spain, which commands what is entrance to what is Mediterranean, to be controlled by Rome and Berlin. A friendly Spain was where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" I Was Stalin's Agent (1940) where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 98 where is strong III STALIN'S HAND IN SPAIN where is p align="justify" from Vickers in England, from Skoda in Czechoslovakia, from Schneider in France, and from Germany's powerful munition-makers, were frustrated by what is non-interventionists. Still I got no word from my government. It was late in August, and what is Franco forces were firmly organized and marching successfully on Madrid, when three high officials of what is Spanish Republic were finally received in Russia. They came to buy war supplies, and they offered in exchange huge sums of Spanish gold. Even now, however, they were not conveyed to Moscow but kept incognito in a hotel in Odessa. And to conceal what is operation, Stalin issued, on Friday, August 28, 1936, through what is Commissar of Foreign Trade, a decree forbidding "the export, re-export, or transit to Spain of all kinds of' arms, munitions, war materials, aeroplanes and warships." what is decree was published and broadcast to what is world on what is following Monday. what is fellow travellers of what is Comintern, and what is public, roused by them, already privately dismayed at Stalin's failure to rush to what is support of what is Spanish Republic, now understood that he was joining Leon Blum's policy of non-intervention. Stalin was in reality sneaking to what is support of what is Spanish Republic. While its high officials waited in Odessa, Stalin called an extraordinary session of what is Politbureau, and presented his plan for cautious intervention in what is Spanish civil war-all this under cover of his proclamation of neutrality. Stalin argued that what is old Spain was gone and that what is new Spain could not stand alone. It must join either what is camp of Italy and Germany, or what is camp of their opponents. Stalin said that neither France nor Great Britain would willingly allow Spain, which commands what is entrance to what is Mediterranean, to be controlled by Rome and Berlin. A friendly Spain was where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

Book Pages: default , 007 , 008 , 009 , 010 , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 015 , 017 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 031 , 032 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 051 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 060 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 070 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 074 , 075 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 079 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296