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David Donaldson reminisces an operation on Turin, describing the crossing of the Alps at night and the awe-inspiring sight of Mount Blanc. David stresses the uniqueness of the operation, only comparable to a previous one on Munich, and mentions the…

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Gilberto Martina reminisces his childhood in Chiusaforte and in the Canal del Ferro area: disrupted schooling, fear of Germans, subsistence farming, saboteurs, and one of his mates being killed by a bomb found in a pile of litter. Stressed how the…

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In a mountain landscape, a man disassembles a red bicycle. The frame hangs from a tree. Parts and tools are scattered across the ground.

Caption reads “107” and “Novembre 1944. (1) L’inverno si avvicina a grandi passi e necessitano i…

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A group of partisans under cover behind rocks in the mountains are firing on a check-point. The figures below have been taken by surprise and are running around holding guns in the air. Two of the four partisans behind the rocks are firing with…

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Nino Zanninello has been stopped by two of the soldiers manning a mountain check-point. One of the soldiers is holding onto the right handlebar of a bicycle, whilst another soldier is asking him questions and taking down notes.

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An explosion destroys a check-point killing many soldiers. A machine gun emplacement is visible on the left hand side.

Caption reads “10” and “Novembre 1944. (4) Costretti dal fuoco dei partigiani, a starsene nell’interno della baracca,…

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In a mountainous area, partisans are firing at unarmed civilians, causing confusion for both the civilians and their animals. One woman and three men have been hit by the gunfire.

Label reads “254”; signed by the author; caption reads…

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Eight partisans with red handkerchiefs tied around their necks are approaching a dairy in a snowy, mountainous landscape. Other men with green handkerchiefs are scattered in front of the building.

Label reads “221”; signed by the author;…

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Cossack cavalrymen and foot soldiers raid the village of Esemon di Sopra. Three buildings are in flames, amongst them the village school. A woman is kneeling next to a door with a bundle in her arms and her head thrown back, while a soldier is…

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In a mountain landscape, three Cossacks open fine on a group of civilians, some of whom are falling to the ground. A woman moves in front of her her husband, trying in to protect him from the bullets. In the background, a church with a bell tower is…

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Two civilians have been shot and are lying on the ground whilst a soldier is beating Don Giuseppe Treppo on the head with a baton. A soldier is shooting in the background. Other civilians are featured in different poses.

Label reads “161”;…

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On a clear day in the mountains, armed Cossacks are passing through a valley, using camels and a horse and cart to transport goods. In the foreground, one figure is pointing to the right.

Label reads “158”; signed by the author; caption reads…

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A firing squad of three German soldiers are aiming their rifles at the railwayman Giovanni Grillo, who is standing against a wall with his right arm in the air. A priest with a book in his hand is leaving the scene.

Label reads “142”; signed…

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A mountain village is engulfed in flames and the civilians are being shot by soldiers. In the foreground, a man has been shot point blank in the face. Some civilians are holding their arms in the air in surrender and one man is trying to run…

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A mountain village has been attacked by Cossacks. Buildings are burning in the distance and civilians are being threatened with knives and rifles. Three civilians are lying on the ground having been shot.

Label reads “125”; signed by the…

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An exchange of fire is taking place between soldiers and civilians in a mountainous area. A soldier and a civilian have been killed. A second civilian is running to hide behind a boulder.

Label reads “123”; signed by the author; caption reads…

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In a mountain village, families are being rounded up by German soldiers. The soldiers are armed and are beating some of the civilians. Three men have been beaten on the head. Two are lying on the ground, whilst one is falling to the ground. In the…

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A mountain village following an attack. Large fires are burning everywhere and the remains of a building, machinery and a dead cow are visible. Corpses are lying on the ground. Civilians coming from the direction of the buildings are surrendering.…
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