Duce! The Rise And Fall Of Benito Mussolini

Duce The Rise And Fall Of Benito Mussolini None

  • Title: Duce! The Rise And Fall Of Benito Mussolini
  • Author: Richard Collier
  • ISBN: 9780002115308
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2019-05-12T18:38:30+00:00


    About “Richard Collier

    • Richard Collier

      British historian, was born in London, England in 1924 He joined the Royal Air Force at eighteen after that, as a war correspondent, he traveled throughout the Far East He has worked on numerous British and American magazines and has written than half a dozen books about the Second World War Few of them are The sands of Dunkirk, 1961, Duce A biography of Benito Mussolini, 1971, and The war in the desert, 1977.



    273 thoughts on “Duce! The Rise And Fall Of Benito Mussolini

    • As far as Duce's go he was one of the best. Collier's biography of Fascism's first son is empathetic and insightful. Of course he had his thuggish side but he didn't seem to have the same murderous party purging tendencies as his contemporaries Hitler and Stalin. His was a tragic end: shot by a firing squad, dragged through the streets of Milan, urinated upon and then hung upside down outside of a bombed out gas station along with his girlfriend (I think I got those all in the correct order.) It [...]



    • Good, realistic history of Mussolini, though the time has caught up on several parts. Clearly shows the personal turmoil Mussolini was in and overall, it made for a very clear and crisp read.


    • Very easy to read and interesting biography of a man I knew little about. I assume that there are bios with more up to date information, but this was what I was looking for. The book became more confusing toward the end, as the cast of characters seemed to increase exponentially, with people seeking to depose, protect, capture, or kill Mussolini. The book could have used a glossary of the people mentioned and maps.


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