Hitler's Italian allies : royal armed forces, fascist regime, and the war of 1940-1943 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Hitler's Italian allies : royal armed forces, fascist regime, and the war of 1940-1943

Author: MacGregor Knox
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tries to understand why the Italian armed forces and Fascist regime were so remarkably ineffective at warfare. The book offers an innovative analytical cross section of the Italian war  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: MacGregor Knox
ISBN: 9780521747134 0521747139
OCLC Number: 780774161
Description: XIV, 207 str. : ilustr., 1 zvd. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: defeat - and humiliation; 1. Fascist Italy's last war; 2. Society, politics, regime, industry; 3. Men and machines: the Armed Forces and modern warfare; 4. Strategy; 5. Operations; 6. Tactics; Conclusion: the weight of the past.
Responsibility: MacGregor Knox.

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"This book is important to an understanding of how and why Italy collapsed during World War II." -Washington Post "MacGregor Knox's excellent study of Italy's defeat mercilessly reveals faliure on Read more...

 
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