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200,000 Heroes Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII

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ISBN-10: 1555716989

ISBN-13: 9781555716981

Edition: 2011

Authors: 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 their story, as told through eye-witness accounts and in carefully researched historical archives, of the partisan battle to destroy the Nazi-Fascist regime and expel the culprits from their beloved Italy.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: L & R Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 12/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Leon Weckstein was born in New York City in 1921. After graduating high school in Los Angeles, he was drafted into the Army where he served until his discharge in October 1945. He is the author of Hellgate Press' Through My Eyes: 91st Infantry Division in the Italian Campaign, 1942-45. He is now retired, living in Southern California.

Author's Note
Acknowledgments
In The Beginning
Creation Of A Hero
Life And Death In Rome
Partisan Women
Angelina
The Tuscan Riviera And The Mountains To The North
Incident In Milan
American Oss And The Partisans
Living With The Partisans: The Story Of James Wilde
Partisans And Prisoners
Of Men And Madness
Resources
About The Author