Saturday, June 23, 2012

Saturday, June 23, 1934

Sure hot today. I didn't feel very good. Daddy and Mr. Richards went fishing this evening.

overt political gain.

June 23, 1934: Disputes between the Italian and Albanian governments led to Premier Benito Mussolini sending Italian warships to Durazzo. The sudden appearance of the Italian fleet off the coast frightened the Albanian government into submission. As a result, the Italians strengthened their control over the Albanian army and Italians received the right to colonize certain areas of Albania.

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