copyright 1969; Prentice-Hall publishers, New Jersey; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good; WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE KILLINGS.
From dust jacket -
On April 25, 1945, Benito Mussolini fled Milan in the company of a small group of German bodyguards and later joined by his mistress, Clara Petacci.
Two days later he was intercepted by Italian partisans just outside the town of Dongo on the shores of Lake Como.
The next afternoon outside the Villa Belmonte at Mezzegra, he and Clara were executed. Their bodies, together with those of a small band of Mussolini's followers were taken by truck to Milan. There, they were hung by the heels from the canopy of a gas station. The killing of Benito Mussolini and the orgy of hate that followed remain among the most gruesome acts of mob vengeance that the twentieth century has known...