Biography of Wilhelm Canaris (1887-1945)

German Admiral. Head of the information service of Germany. In the early days of the Spanish Civil War, his performance was decisive for Franco to support the personality of the Spanish general to Hitler as a result that this paid their invaluable help to the military revolt. From 1940 he/she advised Franco that would not convince by the F├╝hrer to Spain to enter the second world war. In April 1945 it is executed by members of the SS accused of intervening in the plot against Hitler on 20 April 1944. Apparently, Franco, paid a pension for too long to the widow of the German Admiral for services rendered by her husband to the national cause.