He no longer advocated a proletarian vanguard, but instead a vanguard led by dynamic and revolutionary people of any social class.
Italian Fascism was rooted in Italian nationalism and the desire to restore and expand Italian territories, deemed necessary for a nation to assert its superiority and strength and avoid succumbing to decay. Through considerable Fascist violence and intimidation, the list won a majority of the vote, allowing many seats to go to the Fascists.
He gradually dismantled all democratic institutions. The events of quite recent history can be summarized in these words - half-promises, constant threats, Blackmail and finally as the crown of this ignoble edifice the League siege of the 52 States.
One early admirer of the Italian Fascists was Adolf Hitler, who, less than a month after the March, had begun to model himself and the Nazi Party upon Mussolini and the Fascists. Let Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Egypt, and Greece take note of these words of mine, for it will depend entirely on them whether they are fully confirmed or not.
The Fascists attacked the headquarters of socialist and Catholic labor unions in Cremona and imposed forced Italianization upon the German-speaking population of Trent and Bolzano.
Franco and other military leaders staged a failed coup that led to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, which lasted from One day later, Hitler committed suicide and the following week, Germany surrendered.
Mussolini wrote an article in that aligned Italians with the German concept of the Aryan race.