Sword of Fascism

Mussolini in Color: Sword of Fascism

Benito Mussolini's rise to power from revered activist to fascist dictator was swift. Along the way, the Pope praised him and Winston Churchill deemed him a "Roman Genius." Before the world knew it, he had taken complete and total power over Italy. The question became: What would he do with this power? The answer would shake the world. Witness the untold story of Mussolini's early years, presented in color for the first time.

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The Blackshirts

Mussolini's infamous fighting groups were inspired by an earlier nationalist militia that wore all black, the color of death.