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Mussolini Escapes Italy in German Plane

Mussolini Escapes Italy in German Plane

Benito Mussolini boards a German airplane in the hills behind his prison in Italy's Abruzzi Mountains in September 1943. He had been arrested by Italian troops acting on orders from King Victor Emmanuel III. Hitler sent troops to rescue him and fly him out of Italy, then sent him back as the head of a German puppet government. | Location: Abruzzi Mountains, Italy.
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September 12, 1943
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