Mussolini

March 27, 1940 - "One Chance For Peace, A Thousand Chances For War".

March 27, 1940 - "One Chance For Peace, A Thousand Chances For War". Secretary of State Sumner Welles on returning from Diplomatic mission to Europe. Italian/Hungarian Pact finalized in Rome. Russo-Persia Trade Treaty. Rift developing between France and Soviet Union. Graf Spee crew mutinied. Explosions at Romanian Oil field blamed on British sabotage. U.S. Judge rules Labor Unions do come within range of U.S. Anti-Trust Laws.

September 8, 1943 - Italy Calls It Quits.

On this day in 1943 it was announced the Italian Government signed an armistice ending their involvement in World War 2. The Germans still occupied the country however. News reports and Shortwave dispatches on news of the surrender.