Author: Anne Saunders

Anne Saunders is a research associate at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina (USA). She has published a guidebook to World War II memorial sites in Italy and hopes that readers will visit these historic and evocative places. Anne?s other publications include journal articles and translations.
May 5, 2011
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World War II in Italy

April 25 marked the 66th anniversary of Italian liberation from fascism. This year, the national holiday fell on pasquetta, the day after Easter, marking rebirths both religious and national. On that day, president of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano commemorated a young Florentine man who was brutally killed by Fascists