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Target: Italy : the secret war against Mussolini, 1940-1943 : the official history of SOE operations in Fascist Italy / Roderick Bailey.

By: Bailey, Roderick, 1974- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Faber & Faber, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: viii, 454 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780571299188.Other title: Secret war against Mussolini, 1940-1943.Subject(s): Great Britain. Special Operations Executive. J Section | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain | Espionage, British -- Italy | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- ItalyDDC classification: 940.548641 Summary: Tells the official history of the war waged by Britain's Special Operations Executive on Benito Mussolini's Fascist Italy. This book offers an account of SOE's clandestine efforts to strike at Italy and sever its alliance with Nazi Germany, uncovering missions as remarkable as a plot to assassinate Mussolini and plans to arm the Mafia.
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The unknown story of the cloak-and-dagger war fought by British secret agents against Mussolini's Italy in the Second World War.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Tells the official history of the war waged by Britain's Special Operations Executive on Benito Mussolini's Fascist Italy. This book offers an account of SOE's clandestine efforts to strike at Italy and sever its alliance with Nazi Germany, uncovering missions as remarkable as a plot to assassinate Mussolini and plans to arm the Mafia.

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