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Mussolini : the last 600 days of il Duce

Author: Ray Moseley
Publisher: Dallas : Taylor Trade Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his last days, Mussolini, the tyrant, was in the grip of anger, shame, and depression. The German armed forces that had sustained his puppet government since its creation in September 1943 were being inexorably driven out of Italy, the frontiers of his Fascist republic were shrinking daily and Mussolini was aware that German military leaders were negotiating with the Allies behind his back in neutral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Benito Mussolini; Benito Mussolini; Benito Mussolini; Benito Mussolini
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Moseley
ISBN: 1589790952 9781589790957
OCLC Number: 53848402
Description: 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The last spectator --
After the fall --
Birth of the Salò republic --
The fate of the Roman Jews --
Mussolini and Claretta --
A most unhappy family --
Galeazzo Ciano and Edda --
Troubles on all fronts --
The Partisan war develops --
Il duce and the Jews --
The liberation of Rome --
A terrible summer --
More atrocities, greater despair --
"I have ruined Italy" --
The secret negotiations --
In search of a way out --
Peace hopes in the balance --
Looming defeat and paralysis --
A temporary loss of nerve --
The fall of fascism --
Flight and capture --
Mussolini tamed: the polite prisoner --
"I've come to shoot them" --
Execution of Il Duce: whodunnit? --
Piazzale Loreto: a shameful denouement --
The German surrender --
Lakeside murders and the Dongo Treasure --
The mysterious Churchill file --
The dead sprout wings.
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Mussolini chronicles the last twenty months of the despot's life, beginning with his July 1943 arrest and overthrow.  Read more...

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Moseley has a crack journalist's nose for the evocative quotation or the vivid fact that encapsulates a larger truth. -- Thomas Simpson Chicago Tribune A welcome synthesis of the final months of the Read more...

 
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