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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionMussolini's apology speech
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date25 February 1941
Embedded text or transcriptAnsaldo
Person DepictedMussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Alice in Wonderland
NotesNews: 24 Feb: Daily Express:" 'I wasn't ready ... I lost one-tenth of my army ... one-fifth of my airmen' Mussolini admits all his errors. 'We were going to attack, but Wavell got in first' "History seized us by the throat and forced our decision" was the high-light of a series of astonishing admissions made by Mussolini in a surprise speech to the Rome branch of the Fascist Party yesterday. It was his first public appearance since General Wavell began the campaign which is losing Italy her African empire. ..."
World War II 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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