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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
Editor says, what if Mussolini had emigrated to New York City? muses Ed. & Tony Rocca. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Politicians thread.
Fall of Il Duce"Il Duce" had over many years established a well deserved reputation for a unique boldness that eventually brought him to the attention of organized crime bosses.
But his non-Sicilian roots were always going to be a problem, and with the criminal underworld profiteering during the war years, he simply over-stepped the mark. Needless to say, they decided to whack the man they had consistently disrespected as "Benny the Moose".
Editor says, in reality he emigrated to Switzerland and once in power he actually tried to destroy the Mafia. Please also note that in preparing this post we have re-purposed content from Wikipedia. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.