The Club of Dark Knights

A “Milestone” item in a June 1923 issue of TIME hails Mussolini: “Premier of All the Italians received the order of Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath from [British] King George V.” But the strutting fascist would lose his place among these strutting knights the moment he threw his lot in with the Nazi war effort in 1940.

Read more: http://globalspin.blogs.time.com/2012/02/01/disgraced-british-knights-a-not-so-chivalrous-history/slide/benito-mussolini/#benito-mussolini#ixzz1lFwFGRHY

by The Punjapit Alliance

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