Talk:Agustín Muñoz Grandes

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Medal from Eisenhower[edit]

Why did he receive a medal from the United States? He served for Spain and Germany, two countries that did not assist the US in any way or form. Just doesn't make sense to me, somebody should clear that up. The Spanish version of this article is radically different from what it says here, but both are absolutely unsourced. I'll try to fix this article up (not that anyone's out to see it, lol) and try to see what info's out there on the WWW. ColombianConservative 20:44, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

It appeared also strange to me. Why would a spanish commander who fought for the Nazis get a reward from Eisenhower and Adenauer after the war? I try to find something to clear this up either. --Panth (talk) 21:57, 18 January 2008 (UTC)
I would say it is not unlikely. The US established good relations with Franco-Spain later on and giving medals is part of diplomacy. See the pic of Eisenhower hugging Franco:[1]--Tresckow (talk) 12:43, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

At any rate, talking about his "dedication" to his country is a weasel word. Many of us consider him an unrepentant Fascist who fought under the orders of war criminals. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 88.11.161.101 (talk) 21:50, 3 May 2009 (UTC)