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200,000 Heroes: Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII Leon Weckstein

200,000 Heroes: Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII

Leon Weckstein

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ISBN : 9781555717025
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244 pages
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Italy, July 1944. The unendurable insult to Italys inherently genial way of life brought about by Hitlers storm-troopers and Mussolinis Fascist toadies was both taking its toll on the people of Italy and creating a fledgling underground ResistanceMoreItaly, July 1944. The unendurable insult to Italys inherently genial way of life brought about by Hitlers storm-troopers and Mussolinis Fascist toadies was both taking its toll on the people of Italy and creating a fledgling underground Resistance movement whose heroic ranks would soon swell to nearly 200,000 brave men and women. Author Leon Weckstein was there-an American GI in combat fighting with and befriending the Partisans. Here is the story, as told through eye-witness accounts and carefully researched historical archives, of the Italian Partisans and their American OSS allies battle to destroy the Nazi-Fascist regime and expel the culprits from their beloved Italy.