Hitler's Italian Allies : Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-1943 / MacGregor Knox.
Fascist Italy's ultimate defeat was foreordained. It was a pygmy among giants, and Hitler's failure to destroy the Soviet Union in 1941 doomed all three Axis powers. But Italy's defeat was unique; the only asset that it conquered - briefly - with its own unaided forces in the entire S...
Cambridge University Press,
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