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Benito Mussolini

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Mussolini’s Favorite Torture: Castor Oil

Benito Mussolini’s fascist regime was often depicted as inept and ridiculed for its comic appearances. The illusions of the new Roman Empire and Mussolini’s ambition of creating a state that would encircle the Mediterranean, calling it Mare Nostrum, were shattered when poorly equipped and led Italian army started suffering defeat after defeat and was forced… Keep Reading

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Benito Mussolini’s Death – Rise And Fall Of Il Duce

Benito Mussolini was executed exactly 73 years ago. However, there are still some controversies around the dictator’s death and his killer. Evidence comes basically from partisan testimony and from a large number of different sources. All these sources claim that Benito Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci died in Giuliano di Mezzegra, a small village… Keep Reading

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The Italian Social Republic

In 1943, the war didn’t go well for Italy and its Duce, Benito Mussolini. Following the disaster in Afrika, Allies have landed in Sicily and quickly gained a foothold. The situation was desperate and it was obvious that once Sicily was taken, the next target was Italian mainland and Rome itself. Italy lost the war,… Keep Reading

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The Life of Victor Emmanuel III

Who was Victor Emmanuel III? In 1900, Umberto I, who was the king of Italy, was assassinated and he was succeeded by Victor Emmanuel III. While his reign was a long one, we cannot quite say that it was prosperous. It ended in 1946, which means that he led Italy through two World Wars as… Keep Reading

Benito Mussolini
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Benito Mussolini’s Death – Mussolini Was Executed In 1945

Benito Mussolini was executed on April 28th, 1945, together with his mistress Clara Petacci. They were killed by the partisans while trying to flee Italy. At that time in the war, the Allies have entered the Boot and were heading north from Sicily. For Mussolini’s Italy that was a signal that fascist regime has come… Keep Reading

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