Benito Mussolini – life and death in photos

ACCORDING to his re-thatched stunt double, Silvio Berlusconi, Benito Mussolini should be praised for the “good things” he did for Italy. Sure, Il Duce was into genocide, murder, exile, a terrible war that led to the deaths and abuse of millions, mustard gas (in Ethiopia) and torture, but what that man did for the self-esteem of short, bald Italians, Silvio would like noted in the history books. We’ve trawled the archives, and now bring you gallery of the Nazi-loving man’s life – and death hanging from a lamp-post. Silvio would most likely call it a tribute to Benito’s light touch and radiance…

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