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

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

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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.

Product Details

  • Author: Leon Weckstein
  • Publication Date: 2011-12-01
  • Publisher: Hellgate Press
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Hellgate Press
  • Binding: Paperback, 244 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 850L x 550W x 51H
    • Weight: 63
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 840L x 550W x 60H
    • Weight: 65
  • List Price: $19.95
  • ISBN: 1555716989
  • ASIN: 1555716989

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