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Benito Mussolini, 1927 / photographer V. Laviosa, Rome | by State Library of New South Wales collection
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Benito Mussolini, 1927 / photographer V. Laviosa, Rome

"Mussolini had been shot at and wounded when boarding a warship. He made light of the wounds and this act of courage impressed me (I was 7 only at the time) and I wrote and told him he was a brave man. He sent this photograph" -- in the donor's hand in ink on the reverse

 

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Taken sometime in 1927