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Fausta Maggioni recalls memories of her wartime life in Milan. She describes a sizeable shelter reinforced with wooden props, a little bag with the few valuables she had always to bring along, as well as the many duties of her father as warden, who…

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Maurizio Ghiretti describes his early life at Monticelli Terme, a small town near Parma. He remembers various episodes of wartime hardships: food shortages, a tree taken down at night for firewood, men hiding in concealed rooms to avoid roundups, and…

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Santino Gori claims he helped some English servicemen including John Francis Kerrigan, from May 1944 to August 1944. He got them a shave and a haircut, gave them food, clothes, pocket money and sugar 'when they were ill'.

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Sabatino Vezzosi claims he helped, from 9 September 1943 to 18 September 1944, eight English servicemen: David Pugh, Reginald Painter, T Wallace Hume, William Black, Victor Simmons, Frank Jaques, and Frederick Pears. At first, they stayed at…

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Sabatino Cappelli claims he helped, with his son, three allied prisoners of war, from October 1943 to the Liberation. He gave them food, clothes and pocket money.

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Rutilio Meoni claims he helped, from 10 September 1943 to 20 December 1943, ten allied prisoners of war, giving them food, shelter, and clothes. On 20 December, they moved to Migliana area, near Cantagallo (Prato), where they were recaptured some…

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Ruben Giovannetti claims he helped two English prisoners of war who arrived at the village of Baco, near Pistoia. With other families, he helped the first for twenty days and he hosted the second for a month, giving him clothes, cigarettes, and food.…

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A detailed report on the flight over Denmark, the explosion on the aircraft and evacuating the damaged aeroplane. The subsequent evasion to Sweden is also described.

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Rotilio Torracchi claims he helped some Allied servicemen. Sometimes he brought them food, pocket money, and clothes in the woods, and other times they came to his house.

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Rotilia Lorenzini claims she nursed for two months one Allied prisoner of war; after that he was hospitalised in Florence.

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Rosanna Landini claims she helped some English prisoners of war. Every day she brought them food in the Fognano woods, near Montale (Pistoia).

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Frederik Willem Kroese describes his work for the Resistance in the Netherlands following the German occupation.

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A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Rita Torracchi claims she helped, from 10 September 1943 to the spring 1944, eight English prisoners of war, giving them food and clothes. Then they moved to Florence and were hosted by some Florentine families. For her efforts, she received a…

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Rina Cioli claims she helped some allied prisoners of war, from 8 September 1943 to June 1944, giving them food, pocket money, and cigarettes. Four of them visited her at home.

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Riccardo Biancalani claims he helped, from 10 September 1943 to 20 December 1943, ten allied prisoners of war, giving them food and clothes. On 25 December, they were recaptured in Cantagallo (Prato) by nazi-fascist militiamen. For his efforts he…

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Renzo Begliomini claims he helped fourteen Allied servicemen from July 1944. Six English officers and ranks jumped from a lorry near Modena, at the end of July. He hid them in a hut for three days, bringing them food, and then he took them near the…

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Renato Torracchi claims he helped, from 10 September 1943 to 20 December 1943, ten allied prisoners of war, giving them food in the village of Striglianella, near Pistoia. On 20 December they were rerecaptured.

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Rachele Melani claims she helped Tommy and Tony, two English prisoners of war hide in the woods. She gave them food, clothes and cigarettes.

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Starts with hand drawn map of Normandy marking main towns. The author records his experience on or around D-Day of bailing out of an aircraft shot down and on fire, and the subsequent aid given to him by the French Resistance. He also records a…

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Address of R Hall

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Quintilio Vannucci claims he helped, from 26 September 1943 to 24 December 1943, seven allied prisoners of war, giving them food, shelter, and clothes, in the Palure area, near the village of Tobbiana (Pistoia). On 24 December they were recaptured by…

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Quintilio Ciantelli claims he helped eight English prisoners of war, from 10 September 1943 to 24 December 1943, giving them food, and clothes. On 24 December they moved away.

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List of helpers in the municipality of Montale, accompanied with the number of allied servicemen involved, and the period in which events occurred.
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