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Surviving Anzio: Living In Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond

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Surviving Anzio: Living In Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond
  • by Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta
    • Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series
      • First Edition 2016
      • 126 6x9-inch pages
      • 45 photos
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

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