Beach Blanket Bocce… starring Mussolini

Italian police raid self-proclaimed ‘fascist beach club’ run for guests nostalgic for Benito Mussolini

Thousands of Italians nostalgic for Benito Mussolini’s dictatorship this summer are lounging on a self-proclaimed “fascist beach club.”

The club, where bathing huts are decorated with pictures of Il Duce, signs praise the gas chambers and sunbathers exchange stiff-armed salutes, was brought to light by Italian newspaper La Repubblica.