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Mission à Rome: Mussolini
Mission à Rome: Mussolini
By Hubert Lagardelle
Plon, 1955, 307 pp
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The author, an old French syndicalist, friend and admirer of Mussolini, was for several years attached to the French Embassy in Rome. In this memoir-history he discusses French-Italian relations in the critical years 1933-1937. Has useful information and documentation on the Four-Power Pact, the Laval-Mussolini agreement, and the period of League sanctions.