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Mussolini worked for MI5 agents

October 14, 2009

Benito Mussolini may be among history’s most notorious fascist dictators, but evidence suggests he worked for British secret services during World War I. Historian Dr Peter Martland says MI5 records show it paid “Il Duce” £100 per week, about £5,000 today,to spread pro-war propaganda via his newspaper. Read more (BBC)

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