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Sections of a speech by Mussolini to the Fascist Grand Council, 7 April 1932, on plans to change the peace terms agreed after World War 1
(Catalogue ref: WO 204/948)
WO 204/948; transcript of speech by Mussolini, 1932 WO 204/948; transcript of speech by Mussolini, 1932
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Transcript
WO 204/948; transcript of speech by Mussolini, 1932

Questions

  1. Which countries does Mussolini see as Italy’s rivals?

  2. Why might Mussolini believe that there is no advantage for Italy to stick with the way peace was settled at Versailles after World War I?

  3. What is Mussolini talking about when he refers to the “colonial clauses” of the peace treaty after World War I?

  4. What is Mussolini’s opinion of the League of Nations?

  5. What is stopping Mussolini from leaving the League of Nations?