Sunday, August 30, 2015

Garibaldi: Italian Invader!

CRK with Garibaldi, Caprera, IT

Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807 - 1882), though he was born in Nice in what was then the French Empire, became one the greatest Italian patriots and invaders of all time.  Garibaldi had charisma oozing out of every pore in his body.  He led from the front.  He led by example.  He was an important world-historical man who was in no way consumed by his self importance.

Garibaldi tomb, Caprera, IT
When he moved to the tiny isle of Caprera off the coast of Sardinia he lived with great simplicity.  The famous General spent his last twenty five years on this island where he tended his vineyard and farmed the rocky soil.  He and his family members are buried outside of the house in which he lived.

Garibaldi bust, Caprera, IT
When he lived in exile in the United States he worked as a humble working man in sausage and candle factories on Staten island.  He declined the many awards and honors that were offered to him.

Garibaldi & the Red shirts
Yet, in the year 1860 Garibaldi managed to accomplish something that nobody had succeeded in doing from the fall of Rome in the 5th century until that time -- he united Italy.  Here is a brief excerpt from our new book Italy Invades: How Italians Conquered the World...

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"Garibaldi’s Thousand Redshirts managed to conquer Sicily, defeating an army that initially outnumbered them by forty-two to one. President Lincoln was so impressed with Garibaldi’s Italian generalship, he offered him a command in the Union Army during the US Civil War."

Lincoln wanted to hire Garibaldi for the Union Army
You can visit Garibaldi's home on Caprera which is a short ferry ride from Sardinia.  Here is their web site...

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