ITALY: In the Straddle

ITALY In the straddle

Last week Benito Mussolini had a long talk with 77-year-old Marshal Enrico Caviglia, one of the few Italian heroes of World War I. Marshal Caviglia had recently inspected the fortifications on the Italo-French frontier and it was presumed that he and Il Duce did not discuss the weather. After this meeting all good Italians still waited anxiously for Mussolini to say something very definite about which way Italy would jump, as they had waited for three weeks since war began.

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