Among the Italian Partisans: The Allied Contribution to the Resistance

Fonthill Media
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 Here is the remarkable story of the Allied servicemen who took part in the guerrilla war against Nazis and Fascists in Second World War Italy. The partisans included Britons, Australians, Canadians, New Zealanders, South Africans, Americans, Russians, Poles and Yugoslavs. Most were escaped prisoners of war who fled their camps after the Italian armistice and surrender in September 1943. The British Special Operations Executive (SOE) and the American Office of Strategic Services (OSS) sent personnel into enemy territory to carry out sabotage and to support and encourage the partisans. Allied air forces provided the planes and crews to transport agents, deliver weapons and supplies, evacuate personnel, and drop propaganda leaflets. Among the Italian Partisans provides the uplifting story of the Allied contribution to the Italian Resistance, which became one of the greatest insurgent movements in Western Europe. This is a testimonial to the brave servicemen of many nations who cooperated in the armed struggle so that Italy would be free.
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About the author

 His British father was a soldier with the 8th Army in Italy and his Italian mother and grandparents helped many Allied escaped prisoners of war.


Malcolm is the author of eight books on WWII Italy covering British and Allied prisoners of war, escape and evasion, special operations, air supply and Resistance.

He is a member of the Anglo-Italian Family History Society.

'Malcolm Tudor writes expertly on this period.' - Harry Shindler of the Italy Star Association.
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Publisher
Fonthill Media
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Published on
Mar 13, 2017
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781781553398
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Europe / Italy
History / Military / United States
History / Military / Veterans
History / Military / World War II
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