The Blackshirt legions were raised under army control from 1928,
and were employed in 1933 in Libya in counterinsurgency
operations against the Senussi tribes; from 1935 in Italy's war
against Ethiopia; and during the Spanish Civil War. Following the
outbreak of World War II, the Blackshirts fought in North Africa,
Greece, Croatia, on the Eastern Front and finally in Italy itself
following the Allied invasion.
This book documents the... more...