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Surviving Anzio: Living In Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond

by Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta

Merriam Press World War II Memoir

eBook - ISBN 9781576385159 - $4.99

Paperback - ISBN ‎ 978-1576384145 - $12.95

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The autobiography of a young Italian woman as she experiences the hardship and horrors of war and the Nazi occupation of her country.

Living with her family in Ardea, located near Anzio, she survives the Allied landings there and the battles that followed as the Allies finally pushed northward to Rome.

Accounts by civilians of the war as it affected Italy and her people, are rare.

Sonia eventually came to the U.S. after the war and has made a life for her and her family in her new country.


Cherchio, Abruzzo, Italy, 1899
Guagnano, Province of Lecce on the Adriatic Sea, 1894
Abruzzo, 1920
Cognac, France, 1931
Avezzano, Italy, 1939
Rome, 1944
Tre Cannelle, Italy
Sezze Romano, 1948
America, 1955
Florida and Maryland, 2011

126 6x9-inch pages, 45 photos

Surviving Anzio: Living In Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond

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