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27/04/1945 Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo

Two days before, Mussolini and his mistress Clara Petacci set out for Switzerland, intending to board a plane and escape to Spain. They were stopped near the village of Dongo by communist partisans Valerio and Bellini, and identified. This lead to their execution, and indirectly to Hitler's suicide.

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