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Mission à Rome: Mussolini
Mission à Rome: Mussolini
By Hubert Lagardelle
Plon, 1955, 307 pp

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.