0289

File Title Italy: Count Ciano (Son-in Law of Mussolini)
Reference FO 1093/289
Date 7 February 1944 - 9 January 1945
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013

Description

A file of correspondence and press reports concerning the papers of Count Ciano, the former Italian Foreign Minister who was executed by the Germans in 1944. The letters include one sent from Ciano to Mussolini complaining of his ill-treatment, and another to Winston Churchill, along with the request that his papers be published by the allies. They are accompanied by a British discussion of whether Ciano’s papers should be printed, and the necessity for getting hold of them. The folder also contains several press clippings and newspapers covering the release of Ciano’s papers and the July 20th bomb plot against Hitler.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (543 KB)
1st Italy: Count Ciano (Son-in Law of Mussolini) Download PDF (102.98 MB)
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