ITALY: 30 Years in Prison

"I carried a revolver charged with poisoned dumdum bullets and also a hand grenade which I had saved from the War. I intended either to shoot Mussolini or to bomb him, whichever seemed surest of success. ... I told none of my friends. I had no accomplices. I just threw the bomb. I knew that if it killed Mussolini I should be killed. ... I am sorry the bomb only wounded a lot of men in the street. . . . My temperament has always been profoundly misogynistic [woman-hating]. . . ."

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