Italo Balbo by Claudio G. Segre
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Italo Balbo
By Claudio G. Segre

Italo Balbo

A Fascist Life

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Italo Balbo by Claudio G. Segre

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Pioneering aviator, blackshirt leader, colonial governor, confidante and heir-apparent to Benito Mussolini, the dashing and charismatic Italo Balbo exemplified the ideals of Fascist Italy during the 1920s and 30s. He earned national notoriety after World War I as a ruthless squadrista whose blackshirt forces crushed socialist and trade union organizations. As Minister of Aviation from 1926 to 1933, he led two internationally heralded mass trans-Atlantic flights. When his aerial armada reached the U. S., Chicago honored him with a Balbo Avenue, New York staged a ticker-tape parade, and President Roosevelt invited him to lunch. As colonial governor from 1933 to 1940, Balbo transformed Libya from backward colony to model Italian province. To many, Italo Balbo seemed to embody a noble vision of Fascism and the New Italy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520071995
ISBN-10: 0520071999
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Pages: 482
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 9-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Claudio G. Segre

Claudio Segre is Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas and author of Fourth Shore: The Italian Colonization of Libya.

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