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a member of the Italian fascist party before World War II

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The Dumfries and Galloway Standard expressed surprise at seeing several hundred Blackshirts in the audience.
Antagonism against the left reached its height in the early 1960s, when a bitterly anti-Marxist prime minister Fernando Tambroni (himself a former member of the Blackshirt Militia) moved openly toward an alliance with ex-Fascists while relying upon State Police muscle to shore up his position.
The skinheads and blackshirts who attend these events are "down-played" by Fini, who reminds me rather of Ralph Reed.
In nearby Merthyr the Blackshirts marched, while at the same time the people of Dowlais welcomed sad refugees of that war.
The party website which shows Mosley's fanatical followers performing the stiff-armed fascist salute boasts the first official Blackshirt meeting to be held since the Second World War will be a historic occasion "heralding the return of a registered fascist political party in Britain."
First we had last week's revelation in this newspaper that various muddle-headed, bile-sprewing malcontents have launched the New British Union Party, today's equivalent of the ludicrous but dangerous Oswald Mosley's thuggish Blackshirts.
Stephen Dorril's new and impressive biography - Blackshirt, Sir Oswald Mosley and British Fascism - tells the story of an aristocrat with film star looks and a colossal ego who saw himself as a man of destiny waiting for the call to save his nation.
Another Blackshirt member serving this country and who distinguished himself during 1940 was South Shields man Thomas Ward.
Their site which shows Mosley's fanatical followers performing the stiffarmed fascist salute boasts: "This will be an historic occasion, the first official Blackshirt meeting to be held since the Second World War, heralding the return of a registered fascist political party in Britain."
More than 2,000 men and women poured into De Winton Field behind Pandy Square, there to break up a planned Fascist meeting bringing the dark, messianic message of the Blackshirt leader Oswald Mosley.
And he compared the British National Party's claims that immigrants are taking jobs and housing from indigenous Britons to the rhetoric of blackshirt leader Oswald Mosley.
HISTORY LESSON: Chauffeur Harry Spargo (Neil Jackson) becomes a Blackshirt and gets caught up in anti-Fascist protests, above, and, right, the family and staff in the house
LITTLE HITLER; November 9th leader Quinn sees himself as Britain's new Fuhrer; ARMY: Quinn (right) with the TA; CHILLING: The party's campaign material; VICIOUS: Racist comic for kids; AFTERMATH: Lives destroyed; BLACKSHIRT: 1930s fascist leader Oswald MosleyHUB OF HATE: Quinn's home