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      Benito Mussolini The Treaty of Lussaune was the opening play in the Italian annexation of Libya into their empire. It was signed in 1912 and despite the inchoate rage from the Arab population, the Italian liberation of Lybia from the Ottoman empire was complete. It was not until 1914 that the rest […]

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The Dubats.

by Daniel Russ on February 15, 2012

  Every nation in Europe had holdings in Africa at one time, and almost none of it benefited the occupied. The Roman model of Auxiliary regiments made of locals adapted by the modern Roman Benito Mussolini. Colonel Bechi, at Mussolini’s behest raised a regiment of soldiers loyal to Italy to patrol familiar territory: the Italian […]

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Mussolini’s Delusions. Hitler’s Disillusionment.

July 20, 2011

Mussolini was totally insane by the time Hitler decided to partner with him. He was in the latter stages of syphilitic megalomania, a disease he first contracted as a young man. Like Goering, he simply could not tell the truth to Hitler. The 70 aircraft a month Italy was able to produce became 500 aircraft. […]

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Excogitations On Mussolini And North Africa.

December 27, 2010

In Mussolini Hitler thought he had grown another arm. With Italy’s new fascist government, it’s huge modern navy and its relatively large and well outfitted army, precious Wehrmacht resources could be used elsewhere. At first it looked very hopeful. Mussolini’s forces invaded Egypt in September 1940 and took the town of Sidi Bahrain and dug […]

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