Spanish Leader Francisco Franco Meets with Adolf Hitler (VIDEO)
Wartime newsreel report on the historic meeting of Spanish leader Francisco Franco with Germany’s Hitler, Oct. 23, 1940.
The German leader talks with colleagues, including air force chief Hermann Göring, in the special train as it speeds southward along the French coast. At a stop in the town of Bayonne, Hitler is greeted by nurses and others. Then, in the small town of Heydaye, at the French-Spanish border, Hitler waits on the station platform for the arrival of the special train from Spain. After arriving, Franco warmly greets and shakes hands with Hitler. The two men salute an honor guard of German soldiers.
French-language narration. Runtime: 2:24 mins.