The meeting between Adolf Hitler Y Francisco Franco It was not as they have told us. More than fanfare and patting on the front, in Hendaya there were malicious glances, misgivings, and a meeting as extensive as it was exhausting in the bowels of a train car. During it, an already skeptical “Führer” endorsed the opinion that his officer, Wilhelm Canaris, had expressed to him months before about the Spanish dictator: “He’s not a hero, but a little fool”. The chronicles affirm that he was so indignant with his counterpart that he got up several times from his chair in disgust; or jaded, rather. The conclusion was that each said goodbye convinced that the other was incompetent.