Anthony B. Smith
Paisan, Roberto Rossellini’s film about the battle for and occupation of Italy by Allied forces during World War II, played for sixteen weeks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1949.
Donatella Matè, Flavia Bruni, Alessia Strozzi
Obiettivo del contributo è delineare la prima fase del piano di protezione per le biblioteche, oggi comunemente indicato come piano di emergenza, predisposto prima del secondo conflitto mondiale.
The history of the relations between the Anglo-Americans and the Italian antifascist Resistance has one of its main chapters in the cooperation between the antifascists and the Anglo-American wartime strategic services.
Giovanni Pietro Vitali
Ogni nuova pubblicazione, che si concentri sulle problematiche storiche della Seconda guerra mondiale, deve essere sempre essere salutata dalla comunità scientifica e dall’opinione pubblica come un contributo necessario al dibattito democratico del nostro paese.
In questo contributo verrà analizzato un elenco di intercettazioni telefoniche, operate dai membri del Servizio Informazioni del CVL e conservate presso i National Archives di Washington.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Occupied Italy, 1943-1947 – N. 2 (September 2022) The journal Occupied Italy 1943-1947, dedicated to the study of the history of the Second World War in Italy and its immediate consequences, is issuing a call for abstracts to select the articles that will be published in the next issue (September 2022), dedicated… Continue reading Issue n.2 Call for proposals
Allied attitudes toward Italian civilians during the Second World War ranged from vindictiveness colored by racism to genuine sympathy and a feeling of common humanity. Glimpses of guilt for civilian casualties appear in some sources, including Joseph Heller’s famous novel, Catch-22, and they reinforce the overall sense of ambivalence and moral ambiguity.
This article contextualizes the arrival and subsequent performance of the 25,000-man Brazilian Expeditionary Force (BEF) in Italy – the only soldiers from South America to participate in combat operations against the Axis during World War II.
The article focuses on the difficult relation between the Allies and the Italian population after the Liberation. In particular, the case-study examined is that of the city of Padua.