The Hispanic Institute Between the Wars: The Making of Cultural Networks

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Letter to Frank D. Fackenthal. page 1

Letter to Frank D. Fackenthal

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At the beginning of World War II, the political and economic interests of the Axis powers in Latin America threatened the financial and commercial investments of the United States in the region. In this memo on a project to be developed together with the Centro de Estudios Históricos in Madrid, De Onís expresses his concern about the effects that the Franco regime, now at the service of the Axis' interests in Latin America, would have on cultural relations between Spain and the United States.

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