Emilio Mola

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General Emilio Mola y Vidal was born on June 9, 1887, in Placetas, Cuba, where his father was stationed as a Spanish Army officer. He enrolled in the Infantry Academy in 1907, and served in the Spanish colonial war against the Rif tribes in Morocco, where he was decorated for bravery. He went on to become director of security in the left-wing Popular Front government. In Feburary, 1936, he was posted to Pamplona as military governor. His conservative politics had made him unpopular with the Communist dominated government, and he joined the plot by army officers to overthrow it. Read more...


Character: Himself

Franco: ese hombre 1964

Character: Himself

Mourir à Madrid 1963