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Mussolini in the First World War

The Journalist, The Soldier, The Fascist

by Paul O"Brien

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: First World War,
  • Mussolini, Benito,,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Press and politics,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • History / Italy,
  • Political and social views,
  • Sources,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • 1883-1945,
  • 20th century,
  • Fascism,
  • Italy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8958295M
    ISBN 101845200527
    ISBN 109781845200527

    He concludes the book by recalling John T. Flynn's great book of , As We Go Marching. Flynn, comparing the New Deal with fascism, foresaw a problem that still faces us today. But willingly or unwillingly, Flynn argued, the New Deal had put itself into the position of needing a state of permanent crisis or, indeed, permanent war to justify.   Mussolini edited the national socialist newspaper right before the first World War and then broke with the socialists over the war and around the time of the first World War .

      Benito Mussolini was to find only defeat and death after international scorn and humiliation in one of the most forgotten campaigns of World War II, his day war with France.   And indeed, Mussolini's own long-term early mistress from the time of the First World War into the s was a Jewish woman - Margherita Sarfatti - who was also one of .

      Well, first off, the title is deceiving; this is not about Mussolini's fall from power. Rather, this book is about the Italian experience during World War II. Mussolini does appear in the book, but only in-depth at the beginning and end. This book is not quite academic, but is not an easy read either/5(7). Legends of Mussolini defying death during the First World War and surviving assassination attempts were circulated to give the dictator a mythical, immortal aura. It was stated that Mussolini's body had been pierced by shrapnel just like Saint Sebastian had been pierced by arrows; the difference being that Mussolini had survived this ordeal.


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Mussolini in the First World War by Paul O"Brien Download PDF EPUB FB2

• Mussolini’s War: Fascist Italy from Triumph to Collapse, is published by Allen Lane (RRP £30). To order a copy go to Delivery charges may apply.

Standard accounts of the dictator have failed to explain satisfactorily the transition from his pre-World War I 'socialism' to his post-war fascism. This controversial new book is the first to examine closely Mussolini's political trajectory during the Great War as evidenced in his journalistic writings, speeches and war diary, as well as some Cited by: How did Benito Mussolini come to fascism.

Standard accounts of the dictator have failed to explain satisfactorily the transition from his pre-World War I 'socialism' to his post-war fascism.

This controversial new book is the first to examine closely Mussolini's political trajectory during the Great War as evidenced in his journalistic writings, speeches and war diary, as well as some. How did Mussolini come to fascism. Standard accounts of the dictator have failed to explain satisfactorily the transition from his pre-World War I "socialism" to his post-war fascism.

This controversial new book is the first to examine Mussolini's political trajectory during the Great War through his journalistic writings, speeches and war diary.5/5. How did Mussolini come to fascism. Standard accounts of the dictator have failed to explain satisfactorily the transition from his pre-World War I "socialism" to his post-war fascism.

This controversial new book is the first to examine Mussolini's political trajectory during the Great War through his journalistic writings, speeches and war diary.

Buy Mussolini in the First World War: The Journalist, the Soldier, the Fascist by O'Brien, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paul O'Brien. InMussolini joined the Italian army in World War I. He fought on the front lines and obtained the rank of corporal before being discharged for a war wound. John Gooch is one of the world's leading writers on Italy and the two world wars.

His books include Mussolini and His Generals and The Italian Army and the First World War. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Leeds. In the President of Italy appointed him Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta' s:   It was largely through propaganda and ritual that the relationship became known to the peoples of Italy and Germany and an international audience, and it is also how it was remembered after the Second World War.

From Mussolini and Hitler by. Mussolini was originally a socialist politician and a journalist at the Avanti.he became a member of the National Directorate of the Italian Socialist Party (PSI), but was expelled from the PSI for advocating military intervention in World War I, in opposition to the party's stance onMussolini founded a new journal, Il Popolo d'Italia, and served in the.

The Italian Army and the First World War (Armies of the Great War) John Gooch. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Mussolini and his Generals: The Armed Forces and Fascist Foreign Policy, (Cambridge Military Histories) John Gooch.

out of 5 stars Reviews: The first comprehensive study of the Mussolini-Hitler relationship, this book is a must-read for scholars and anyone interested in the history of European fascism, World War II, or political leadership.

Responsibility for this debacle has been widely distributed. But in this book, John Gooch targets the relationship of the armed forces to foreign policy from Benito Mussolini’s assumption of power in to Italy’s entry into World War II in His time frame is well chosen.

This book is printed on paper suitable for recycling and made from fully As Philip Bell notes, in the wake of the First World War, Europe, and in particular eastern Europe, was ‘in a profoundly unstable condition’. Germany, whose expansionist drive had led 4 MUSSOLINI AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

During the Second World War, she began to plot against Mussolini, attempting to negotiate a peace with the United States behind the backs of her in-laws through a meeting with the future Pope Paul VI, and meeting regularly with anti-facist intellectuals. Between andBenito Mussolini’s Fascist regime went to war in Ethiopia, Spain, Albania, north Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, France, Greece, the dismembered territories of Yugoslavia.

Get this from a library. Mussolini in the First World War: the journalist, the soldier, the fascist. [Paul O'Brien] -- "This new book is the first to examine closely Mussolini's political trajectory during the Great War as evidenced in his journalistic writings, speeches and war diary, as well as some previously.

On 26 August the world-famous university library in the Belgian town of Louvain was looted and destroyed by German troops. The international community reacted in horror - 'Holocaust at Louvain' proclaimed the Daily Mail - and the behaviour of the Germans at Louvain came to be seen as the beginning of a different style of war, without the rules that had governed military conflict up to.

Much more detailed and documented on Mussolini in the First World War is the first of Giorgio Pini and Duilio Susmel’s four biographical volumes.

Unfortunately, this work’s formally scholarly bent does not conceal the fact that it is a descriptive narrative as uncritical as it is hero-worshipping (Pini and Susmel,I: Chs ).

In Italy, the humiliating memory was a sore for decades, and Mussolini’s prime motivation, after he came to power inin his desire to restore his country’s name in the world. Predappio is where Benito Mussolini was born in and where he now rests in the imposing family crypt in the little cemetery beside the ancient church of San Cassiano.

A bulky book of.Mussolini in the First World War: the journalist, the soldier, the fascist / Paul O’Brien.— 1st. ed. p. cm. Includes Mussolini’s writings, translated into English. Originally presented as the author’s thesis (doctoral)—Trinity College, Dublin.

Includes bibliographical references and index.Was Mussolini in reality pro-British, even as late as June ; or was Although the book focuses on Italian policy, it provides an important reassessment of the Ethiopian Crisis, the Spanish Civil War, the Austro-German Anschluss, Munich and the run up to the Second World War.

Mallett shows that it is erroneous to place excessive emphasis.