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Rome - City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943-44

Rome - City in Terror: The Nazi Oc
LANGUAGE English
AUTHOR Victor Failmezger
BINDING Hardback
NO OF PAGES 496
ILLUSTRATIONS Photos & Illustrations
£25.00

Italy announced an armistice with the Allies. Shortly afterwards, the German army disarmed Italian forces and, despite military and partisan resistance, quickly overran Rome. Rome - City in Terror is a comprehensive history of the nine-month-long German occupation of the city that followed. The Gestapo wasted no time enforcing an iron grip on the city once the occupation was in place. They swiftly eliminated the Carabinieri, the Italian paramilitary force, rounded up thousands of Italians to build extensive defensive lines across Italy, and, at 5am one morning, arrested more than 1,000 Roman Jews and sent them to Auschwitz. Resistance, however, remained strong. This is the compelling story of an Eternal City brought low, of the terror and hardship of occupation, and of the disparate army of partisan fighters, displaced aristocrats, Vatican priests, Allied POWs and ordinary citizens who battled for the liberation of Rome.

LANGUAGE English
AUTHOR Victor Failmezger
BINDING Hardback
NO OF PAGES 496
ILLUSTRATIONS Photos & Illustrations
PRODUCT CODE 41285MIL
AVAILABILITY In Stock
PRICE
£25.00