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Mussolini's Dagger

  • Aired: 08/17/2009
  • 16:53
  • Rating: TV-G
In the spring of 1945, in some of the bloodiest fighting of World War II, Allied forces move north through Italy, liberating towns from Fascist control. Italy's leader, Benito Mussolini, is in hiding. Our contributor has a weapon which he believes may be connected to the last days of the world's first fascist state. Did this dagger his uncle brought back from the war belong to Mussolini himself?
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Did a World War II GI return home with Mussolini's dagger?
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