Speech given at Supreme Command on 11 August 1918, after a flight to drop leaflets over Vienna



This is the first draft of a speech given by Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863-1938) to the Head Command of the Italian army, about a flight he took over Vienna on 9 August 1918 during which he ‘bombed’ Vienna with leaflets. D’Annunzio was a poet-soldier of World War One, and the leaflets were propaganda highlighting allied victories in Italy (Piave) and in France (Marne) during the final months of the war.

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First draft of the speech given at Supreme Command on 11 August 1918, after the flight over Vienna
Gabriele D'Annuzio
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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma
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