Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera:
Italy's Occupation of France
by Emanuele Sica
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0252039858 | 310 Pages | PDF | 1.93 MB
In contrast to its brutal seizure of the Balkans, the Italian Army's 1940-1943 relatively mild occupation of the French Riviera and nearby alpine regions bred the myth of the Italian brava gente, or good fellow, an agreeable occupier who abstained from the savage wartime behaviors so common across Europe.