This rare book describes various "bands" of irregular political police that rounded up Jews and crushed clandestine resistance activities after Italy left the war in September 1943 and Mussolini was returned to "power" in the small town of Salò on Lake Garda. The work focuses on atrocities committed by the group serving Pietro Koch in Rome. The book holds special interest because the Department of Special Collections possesses complete records of the Paduan trial of the security force led by Mario Carità that operated in Florence and Padua.
|ITALIAN LIFE UNDER FASCISM: Selections from the Fry Collection
|Exhibition in the Department of Special Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison
July through September 1998
|© 1998 by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System|