As the American Historical Association put it, speaking of fascism in Italy, "The proclaimed aims and principles of the fascist movement are perhaps of little consequence now.
And their ideology-- and their ideology wasn't well established right when they set up. As a result, fascists aim to use the country's assets to increase the country's strength. Both ideologies also believe in a sort of collective responsibility to society.
In the case of Hitler it ends up being the Nazis. War alone brings up to its highest tension all human energy and puts the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have courage to meet it.
The Italian dictator was loved by the majority of the population and even referred to, by some of his own generals, as a god. They threatened to march on Rome in Big business BMW, Bayer, etc.
Though fascism can be difficult to define, all fascist movements share some core beliefs and actions.