Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 162

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5th August 1942, evening

I must admit that the Italians infuriate me with their continual running away, but purely from the point of view of a world philosophy, they are the only people on earth with whom we can see eye to eye.

When I read the history of Fascism, I feel as if I am reading the history of our movement: the same cowardly and lazy bourgeoisie, which believed in nothing, avoided any sort of conflict and lived in perpetual fear of irritating the Reds!