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Published: 05 April 2007

288 Pages | 16 b/w plates

6-1/4 x 9-3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780192802477

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The Fall of Mussolini

Italians and the War, 1940-1945

Philip Morgan

  • A brand new look at the dramatic tale of Mussolini's fall - why it happened and the consequences it brought in its wake
  • Covers everything from high politics to the different everyday experiences of ordinary Italians in a country riven by war
  • Includes vivid eye-witness reports from people who hid Jews, fought in the resistance, and killed collaborators
  • Shows how crucial the experience and the memory of war was in shaping the new democratic Italy after 1945

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