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Cianos Diary 1937-1943 Galeazzo Ciano

Cianos Diary 1937-1943

Galeazzo Ciano

Published 2002
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626 pages
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Count Galeazzo Ciano, Mussolinis son-in-law and Foreign Minister, kept a fascinatingly detailed and intimate diary from the start of the war until the eve of his execution - on his father-in-laws orders - in December 1943.A charming, intelligent,MoreCount Galeazzo Ciano, Mussolinis son-in-law and Foreign Minister, kept a fascinatingly detailed and intimate diary from the start of the war until the eve of his execution - on his father-in-laws orders - in December 1943.A charming, intelligent, corrupt and self-conscious Fascist dignitary, he aped the absurd mannerisms of the Duce in public but was surprisingly outspoken in private and in his diary.This is a newly translated, complete and unexpurgated edition of Cianos Diary.Of all the documents which have come out of the 1939-45 war and the events which led up to it, Cianos Diary is the most interesting, and will probably prove in the end the most useful to historians. Malcolm Muggeridge.