Achille Starace

Achille Starace

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Achille Starace (August 18, 1889 - April 29, 1945) was a prominent leader of Fascist Italy prior to and during World War II. Starace was born in Gallipoli in southern Italy near Lecce. He was son of a wine and oil merchant. Achille Starace attended the Lecce Technical Institute as a young man and earned a degree in accounting. In 1909, he joined the Italian Royal Army (Regio Esercito ) and by 1912 had become a Second Lieutenant (Sottotenente) of (Bersaglieri). Seeing action during World War I, Starace was highly decorated for his service, winning a Silver Medal of Military Valor. After the war, he left the army and moved to Trento, where he first came into contact with the growing Fascist movement.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136776227
  • 9786136776224