Questions tagged [my-autobiography-mussolini]

Questions about 'La Mia Vita', the autobiography of Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini (1883-1945). An English translation by Richard Washburn Child was published in 1928 under the title 'My Autobiography'.

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Why does Mussolini refer to war as female?

In the beginning of Chapter Three of his autobiography, Benito Mussolini writes the following: War had come — war — that female of dreads and fascinations. What is supposed to be conveyed by calling ...