The late Marshal Cavallero, Chief of the General Staff of the Italian Armed Forces from December 1940 to January 1943, left a voluminous diary which has been prepared for publication by Giuseppe Bucciante. The book contains material on the campaigns in Greece, Russia and North Africa, as well as on the inner politics of the Fascist régime and of its relations with its Axis partner. Regardless of what one may think of Cavallero as a general or a reporter, this book is of considerable historical value.
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