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Question: Is Ukraine analogous to Spain during the Spanish Civil War? (Original Post) RFCalifornia Mar 2022 OP
Not especially Spider Jerusalem Mar 2022 #1
Yes but consider Franco as a Nazi puppet RFCalifornia Mar 2022 #3
History doesn't repeat but it often rhymes. roamer65 Mar 2022 #2
In that some Americans & others feel compelled to volunteer to fight on their behalf for freedom? hlthe2b Mar 2022 #4
No but we are here, Spain **ALLOWED** those involved in a coup attempt to STAY in power after uponit7771 Mar 2022 #5
 

Spider Jerusalem

(21,786 posts)
1. Not especially
Thu Mar 3, 2022, 02:54 PM
Mar 2022

Germany did not invade Spain and had no intention of annexation; they assisted the Nationalist/Falangist side with troops, weapons and air support.

hlthe2b

(101,338 posts)
4. In that some Americans & others feel compelled to volunteer to fight on their behalf for freedom?
Thu Mar 3, 2022, 03:00 PM
Mar 2022

A bit.

In that, the authoritarian (and likely "nuts" ) leader of the world's largest nuclear power is trying to fulfill a bizarre historical fantasy he holds over the destiny of the country and people of Russia to control much of the world? Not so much.

uponit7771

(90,164 posts)
5. No but we are here, Spain **ALLOWED** those involved in a coup attempt to STAY in power after
Thu Mar 3, 2022, 03:06 PM
Mar 2022

... wards because they didn't want to "inflame" things and those people started another coup and took over Spain for 3 gerations of a dictatorship.

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