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Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars, 1935-1943 By Patrick Cloutier
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Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars 1935-1943. Foreword by Colonel John R. Griffin (retired), US Army Special Forces. A history of the Italian Army's campaigns in East Africa,... More > Spain, North Africa, Greece, Yugoslavia, Russia, and Sicily. Sources include Italian, Russian, Yugoslav, and German texts; includes translated Russian passages. Mr. Cloutier brings attention to Italian battlefield successes. He examines a few strategic situations of World War 2, and holds that Italian forces at times were a key asset, whose misuse by the Axis cost them important victories. New material on the Spanish Civil War and Russian Front. Black and white; 232 pages, 76 maps, 70 photos, 19 drawings, appendix, and photo annex; 353 footnotes.< Less
Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars, 1935-1943 By Patrick Cloutier
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Regio Esercito: the Italian Royal Army in Mussolini's Wars 1935-1943. Foreword by Colonel John R. Griffin (retired), US Army Special Forces. A history of the Italian Army's campaigns in East Africa,... More > Spain, North Africa, Greece, Yugoslavia, Russia, and Sicily. Sources include Italian, Russian, Yugoslav, and German texts; includes translated Russian passages. Mr. Cloutier brings attention to Italian battlefield successes. He examines a few strategic situations of World War 2, and holds that Italian forces at times were a key asset, whose misuse by the Axis cost them important victories. New material on the Spanish Civil War and Russian Front. Black and white; 232 pages, 76 maps, 70 photos, 19 drawings, appendix, and photo annex; 353 footnotes.< Less
My Life By Benito Mussolini
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First published in 1928 as La Mia Vita, this book was Mussolini's autobiography written upon request of the American Ambassador in Rome, and was compiled from notes dictated to his brother Arnaldo.... More > This intensely personal account covers Mussolini’s life up to 1929 and contains his thoughts on Italian politics, and includes the text of some of his most famous speeches in the Italian Parliament. It starts with a brief family history before quickly moving on to its core subject: How Mussolini built the Fascist movement out of a militia founded at the end of the First World War to avert Italy plunging into Bolshevist chaos. He then describes the growth of his party, and the dramatic 1922 March on Rome, when 30,000 black-shirted followers gathered in the capital city to protest a series of weak governments. Finally, Mussolini discusses in the last section what his government had achieved over the first five years of its existence, and speculates on what the future might hold.< Less
My Life By Benito Mussolini
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First published in 1928 as La Mia Vita, this book was Mussolini's autobiography written upon request of the American Ambassador in Rome, and was compiled from notes dictated to his brother Arnaldo.... More > This intensely personal account covers Mussolini’s life up to 1929 and contains his thoughts on Italian politics, and includes the text of some of his most famous speeches in the Italian Parliament. It starts with a brief family history before quickly moving on to its core subject: How Mussolini built the Fascist movement out of a militia founded at the end of the First World War to avert Italy plunging into Bolshevist chaos. He then describes the growth of his party, and the dramatic 1922 March on Rome, when 30,000 black-shirted followers gathered in the capital city to protest a series of weak governments. Finally, Mussolini discusses in the last section what his government had achieved over the first five years of its existence, and speculates on what the future might hold.< Less
STOP FASCISM! STOP WAR! By James Burns
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STOP FASCISM! STOP WAR! is a book written for the layperson that covers the social conditions and political actions that led to the rise of Hitler, Lenin, Mao, Mussolini, Stalin and McCarthy. Concise... More > and simple, this book defines what rights citizens of free societies should expect their government to protect. It ends by describing the authoritarian forces that are seeking to undermine representative democracy in the United States. The social contract, general will, and higher law are just a few of the subjects addressed to help the reader understand what exactly it is that poses a threat to a free society. STOP FASCISM! STOP WAR! ends with the best non-violent social strategies to combat totalitarian control before it is too late.< Less
Stop Fascism! Stop War! By James Burns
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STOP FASCISM! STOP WAR! $1.99 It's simple, concise,and only 200 pages long. First section covers quick histories of Lenin, Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin and Mao. It reveals the powerful media techniques... More > used by Lippmann, Bernays and Goebbels. Second section goes over the rights people, living in a civil society, can expect their government to protect. This includes the general will, civil liberties, Bill of Rights and higher law. Third section identifies the forces presently working to undermine representative democracy. This includes lobbying, voter suppression, gerrymandering and campaign finance. The book ends with historical suggestions on how to organize social movements through legal demonstration with the army, police and history on our side. Every generation must know past patterns of social disintegration to stop these things from ever happening again!< Less
World War 2 Into the Balkans By Ronald Ledwell
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Into the Balkans: On the eve of Hitler's invasion of Russia, Mussolini, the Italian Dictator, decided to invade Albania, fearful that the Germans were conquering all of Europe and that there would... More > nothing left for him to conquer. So, he launched his "eight million bayonets" across the Adriatic into Albania, with an eye towards claiming all of the Balkans for Italy. The small Albanian army fought his forces to a standstill, eventually bringing the Greeks into the war against him. Hitler, furious at him, came to his rescue by subduing all of the Balkans, but this operation caused the Germans to delay the invasion of Russia and and forced them to station garrison troops in the conquered areas. A decision that would come back to haunt the Germans on the frozen stepps of Russia.< Less
World War 2: Afrika Korps By Ronald Ledwell
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AFRIKA KORPS: When the Italian Dictator Mussolini’s forces were chased across the North African desert into Libya by inferior British forces, Hitler decided to halt the route by sending a few... More > “light” divisions into Africa to stem another Italian defeat. “The Afrika Korps,” as this force came to be called, was suppose to halt the British advance and stabilize the front lines for the Italians. But its commander, Field Marshal Irwin Rommel, had much greater things in mind. Carefully marshaling his meager forces and applying a brilliant mix of aggressive tactics his forces drove the British out of Libya, all the way back, deep into Egypt.< Less
Revolutionary Fascism By Erik Norling
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Benito Mussolini (1893 – 1945) is the living image of Fascism and one of the most well known historical figures ever, the antonomasia of a Dictator: nevertheless few are the ones aware that... More > early in the 20th century he was the coming man of the Italian Revolutionary Socialism, headed to represent the Socialist Party, in which everyone had high hopes for the overthrowing of the so-called “bourgeois system”, when Socialism was still revolutionary and hostile to Capitalism. Lenin said of him: “in Italy, comrades, in Italy there is only a Socialist capable of guiding the people towards the revolution, Benito Mussolini”, soon after the Duce would lead a revolution, but a Fascist one… In “Revolutionary Fascism” Erik Norling, author of “Blood in the Snow: The Russo-Finnish War” (Shelf Books, 2001), acquaints us not only with the Revolutionary and Socialist roots of primeval Fascism but also describes the Italian Social Republic period, at the end of the war, when these values reemerged in its utmost purity.< Less
The Painter of Siena By Victoria Dowd
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A young artist in Mussolini's Italy must work for the propaganda machine if he wants to continue to paint. His obsession with his muse Mathild drives him to make any sacrifice. But his adoration for... More > her forces him into new and dangerous circles. The art world of 1940s Rome is beguiling and glamorous but threaded deep within is a frightening world where no-one should be trusted and it is very easy to disappear without a trace.< Less