The Italo-Greek War in Context: Italian Priorities and Axis Diplomacy

@article{Sadkovich1993TheIW,
  title={The Italo-Greek War in Context: Italian Priorities and Axis Diplomacy},
  author={James J. Sadkovich},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1993},
  volume={28},
  pages={439 - 464}
}
  • James J. Sadkovich
  • Published 1 July 1993
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary History
The Italo-Greek war has been one of the most ignored events of the second world war, even though Mussolini and Ciano were obsessed with it throughout the early months of 1941, and it revealed the difficulties that Italy had in setting strategic priorities and controlling military costs.' The war was crucial to the Italian war effort, not only because it put a strain on Italy's slender resources at a crucial point in the conflict, but also because it set Rome against Berlin. The conflict also… 
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