April 7th: 1939
Italian troops disembark
on the other side of the Adriatic
and the political union
between ltaly and Albania
is made in the name of Fascism.
The history of those days
is very significant.
April 12th: the Albanian AssembIy
decides to offer the King of Italy
the Albanian Crown.
April 14th: the government
sanction the new title.
ApriI 15th: the Fascist CounciI
approve the union.
April 23rd: Albanese Fascist Party
is founded at Tirana.
ApriI 29th: the AIbanese Council
decides union of both Armies.
After the union of Armed Forces,
other joint initiatives follow.
Courts are organised,
schools and hospitals founded.
RuraI health centres are created
to help peasants fight malaria.
There is Iand-drainage and roads,
housing for the peasants,
and at Iast, thanks to ltaIy
among the robust Albanians
civilization takes its place.
The landing at Durazzo
and the arrivaI of the Duce's men
who find throughout Albania
a most cordiaI and enthusiastic