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A house in the mountains : the women who liberated Italy from fascism / Caroline Moorehead.

By: Moorehead, Caroline [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]Copyright date: ℗♭2020Edition: First HarperLuxe edition ; large print editionDescription: xxxv, 642 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 23 cm PaperbackContent type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062979155; 0062979159Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Italy | World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Italy | Large type books | Italy -- History -- German occupation, 1943-1945DDC classification: 940.53/45 Summary: In the late summer of 1943, when Italy broke with the Germans and joined the Allies after suffering catastrophic military losses, an Italian Resistance was born. Four young Piedmontese womenAda, Frida, Silvia and Biancaliving secretly in the mountains surrounding Turin, risked their lives to overthrow Italys authoritarian government. They were among the thousands of Italians who joined the Partisan effort to help the Allies liberate their country from the German invaders and their Fascist collaborators. What made this partisan war all the more extraordinary was the number of womenlike this brave quartetwho swelled its ranks.
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In the late summer of 1943, when Italy broke with the Germans and joined the Allies after suffering catastrophic military losses, an Italian Resistance was born. Four young Piedmontese womenAda, Frida, Silvia and Biancaliving secretly in the mountains surrounding Turin, risked their lives to overthrow Italys authoritarian government. They were among the thousands of Italians who joined the Partisan effort to help the Allies liberate their country from the German invaders and their Fascist collaborators. What made this partisan war all the more extraordinary was the number of womenlike this brave quartetwho swelled its ranks.

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