Franklin D. Roosevelt and Covert Aid to the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39

@article{Tierney2004FranklinDR,
  title={Franklin D. Roosevelt and Covert Aid to the Loyalists in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39},
  author={Dominic Tierney},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={299 - 313}
}
In 1938, US president Franklin D. Roosevelt became involved in an illegal scheme to circumvent the US arms embargo, which applied to both sides in the Spanish Civil War. Seeking strategies to aid the Spanish Republic against General Franco’s Nationalists, Roosevelt supported a scheme to ship to France aircraft, which would then quietly be trans-shipped to Spain. The scheme was notable for three elements: its colourful nature, involving sending FDR’s alcoholic brother-in-law to Paris as a secret… 
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