Mussolini and Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • Maurizio Vaudagna
Part of the The World of the Roosevelts book series (WOOROO)


Franklin D. Roosevelt and Benito Mussolini often expressed the wish to meet personally—an event that never happened however.1 It was perhaps a lucky occurrence because they would have learned that, both in terms of political vision and personal style, “the two leaders—as historian John P. Diggins has remarked—never really understood one another.”2


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© Cornelis A. van Minnen and John F. Sears 1992

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  • Maurizio Vaudagna

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