Mussolini in Color: Scourge of Fascism
At the pinnacle of his dictatorial power, Benito Mussolini bent institutions, individuals and even his own family to his will. But an unholy alliance with Adolf Hitler would eventually lead to military failures and a shameful death. Based on letters, diaries, police reports, telephone taps, secret memos and expert interviews, this comprehensive and dramatic portrait reveals how the Iron Dictator became Hitler's political puppet and suffered a tragic downfall of Shakespearean intensity.
Fascist Italy used chemical weapons, mass rape, starvation and increasingly ruthless methods to expand and control its empire.