[moo s-uh-lee-nee, moo-suh-; Italian moos-saw-lee-nee]
- Be·ni·to [buh-nee-toh; Italian be-nee-taw] /bəˈni toʊ; Italian bɛˈni tɔ/, Il Duce, 1883–1945, Italian Fascist leader: premier of Italy 1922–43.
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In fact, as Ihrig points out, Mussolini called himself “the Mustafa Kemal of a Milanese Ankara” as he began his own power-grab.The 20th-Century Dictator Most Idolized by Hitler
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In other words, Berlusconi's trivialization of the Shoah and his lenient views regarding Mussolini are not uncommon.
Italy's former prime minister constantly trivializes the Holocaust and defends Mussolini.
Her father was a Mussolini supporter who had fought with the Italian army on the eastern front with the Nazis in World War II.Sonia Gandhi Health Mystery Sets India Leadership Adrift
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Try Gino Bartali, two-time winner of the Tour de France who defied Mussolini and helped the Jews.This Week’s Hot Reads: June 18, 2012
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And if you should bring back Mussolini, I think you might get a medal.A Yankee Flier in Italy
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But a month after he got there, Mussolini started to pop his goo-goo eyes at Ethiopia.
I wanted Mussolini to get licked and I wanted the Loyalists to win.
Mussolini was a Mazzinian of that pure-blooded breed which Mazzini seemed somehow always to find in the province of Romagna.
If you think you are going to get us to accept any such Mussolini dictatorship, you've got another guess coming.The Onslaught from Rigel
- Benito (beˈniːto) known as il Duce. 1883–1945, Italian Fascist dictator. After the Fascist march on Rome, he was appointed prime minister by King Victor Emmanuel III (1922) and assumed dictatorial powers. He annexed Abyssinia and allied Italy with Germany (1936), entering World War II in 1940. He was forced to resign following the Allied invasion of Sicily (1943) and was eventually shot by Italian partisans