ITALY: Fascist Parliament

The first Fascist Parliament was opened in state by King Vittorio Emanuele III on the ninth anniversary of Italy's entry into the War, and was a great contrast to the ceremony of 1920 when Communists dominated the scene. On this occasion not a Communist nor a Socialist was seen, much less heard.

From the Quirinal Palace to the Parliament Building the streets were lined with picked detachments of famed Italian regiments. Everywhere—on the street behind the soldiers, on the balconies, on the roofs, at the...

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