. When civil war broke out in Spain Hitler and Mussolini lent military support to the Nationalist rebels led by General Francisco Franco Italy supported the Nationalists to a greater extent than the Nazis did: altogether Mussolini sent to Spain more than 70,000 ground troops and 6,000 aviation personnel as well as about 720 aircraft the Soviet Union supported the existing government the Spanish Republic Over 30,000 foreign volunteers known as the International Brigades also fought against the Nationalists Both Germany and the Soviet Union used this proxy war as an opportunity to test in combat their most advanced weapons and tactics the Nationalists won the civil war in April 1939; Franco now dictator remained officially neutral during World War II but generally favoured the Axis. His greatest collaboration with Germany was the sending of volunteers to fight on the Eastern Front, The Texas State Capitol at night Media The University Interscholastic League (UIL) organizes most primary and secondary school competitions Events organized by UIL include contests in athletics (the most popular being high school football) as well as artistic and academic subjects. Impact Greater Houston's freeway system is monitored by Houston TranStar a partnership of four government agencies which is responsible for providing transportation and emergency management services to the region, Approximately 1,000 Mexican reinforcements arrived on March 3 the following day a local woman likely Bowie's relative Juana Navarro Alsbury was rebuffed by Santa Anna when she attempted to negotiate a surrender for the Alamo defenders. This visit increased Santa Anna's impatience and he scheduled an assault for early on March 6. Many of his officers were against the plan; they preferred to wait until the artillery had further damaged the Alamo's walls and the defenders were forced to surrender. Santa Anna was convinced that a decisive victory would improve morale and sound a strong message to those still agitating in the interior and elsewhere in Texas, Houston Texas Business Directory Per the 2010 US census records the ten most populous East Texas cities are:!
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