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200,000 Heroes [Kindle Edition]

Leon Weckstein
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Italy, July 1944. The unendurable insult to Italy?s inherently genial way of life brought about by Hitler?s storm-troopers and Mussolini?s 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.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4305 KB
  • Print Length: 244 pages
  • Publisher: Hellgate Press; 1 edition (1 Oct 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006K2M7YE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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5.0 out of 5 stars most interesting 14 Feb 2013
By angel
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this book is very informative really good read from begining to end,i would recomend this book to anyboby interested in the history of war
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4.0 out of 5 stars Bravery and Courage show through 29 Jun 2014
By Erica J Wool - Published on Amazon.com
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It is very interesting to learn of the amount of work that was done by various Partisans to defeat the Nazi's during WWII. I found courage and strength in this. Their bravery was beyond expectation and it shows that the allied forces were not alone but needed and had the help of many local people
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating 22 July 2013
By Rinca - Published on Amazon.com
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This has been a fascinating story to read. As sometimes happens with kindle editions there seem to be some transcription errors but nothing too bad. If you are a history buff you will enjoy this book.
3.0 out of 5 stars Not The best Writing 5 April 2013
By Non Sine Deo - Published on Amazon.com
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There were some obvious historical inaccuracies contained within the book. Also I wasn't impressed with the authors style of writing, it was an interesting story from the prespective of this little known aspect of the war.
5.0 out of 5 stars Sacrafice 5 April 2013
By T. J. Neuscheler - Published on Amazon.com
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I knew there were Partisans during WW2 but the sacrifice these heroes made, the lives lost, and the work done was amazing,
4.0 out of 5 stars interesting history 26 Mar 2013
By James R Tesarik - Published on Amazon.com
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the book gives some insite into a war theator that is often forgotten. it also tells a little bit about the history of the Italian resistance
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