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Rome - city in terror : the Nazi occupation 1943-44

Author: Victor Failmezger
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020. 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, this is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on June 5, 1944." -- Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1105147914
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Failmezger
ISBN: 9781472841278 1472841271 1472841255 9781472841254
OCLC Number: 1197813035
Notes: This electronic edition published in 2020 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
Description: 1 online resource (496 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps
Contents: List of Maps, Acknowledgements, Author's Introduction, Dramatis Personae, Prologue --
Chapter 1: Bombing the Cradle of Christianity --
Chapter 2: The Frantic Effort to Leave the Axis --
Chapter 3: The Former Allies Square Off --
Chapter 4: War in a Museum--the Battle for Rome --
Chapter 5: The Gestapo in Rome--Kappler, Espionage, and Sabotage --
Chapter 6: First They Take the Jews --
Chapter 7: The Vatican Nest of Spies --
Chapter 8: Unexpected, but Welcome Help --
Chapter 9: Allied POWs Seek Freedom --
Chapter 10: Knocking on the Gates of Saint Peter's --
Chapter 11: Official Military Resistance --
Chapter 12: Ciao Bella, Ciao--the Partigiani --
Chapter 13: The Rome Escape Line --
Chapter 14: Life under the Gestapo Boot--Raids, Roundups, Food, and Art --
Chapter 15: An American Boy Scout OSS Spy in Rome --
Chapter 16: A Stranded Whale --
Chapter 17: No Roman Holiday --
Chapter 18: The Order Has Been Carried Out --
Chapter 19: The Roman Spring of 1944 --
Chapter 20: Prelude to Liberation --
Chapter 21: At Long Last, Liberation --
Epilogue, Endnotes, Acronyms, Appendices, Bibliography and Resources, Index, Plates.
Responsibility: Victor Failmezger.

Abstract:

"From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, this is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on June 5, 1944." -- Amazon.com.

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In Rome - City In Terror, Victor Failmezger retells the story of the harrowing days leading up to the Allied liberation of Rome in 1944. Between partisan warfare against the hated Nazi occupiers and Read more...

 
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