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Defying Evil: How the Italian Army Saved Croatian Jews During the Holocaust

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The fascinating World War II story of the techniques used by the Italian Army to thwart the operations of the Nazi-allied Croatian government to send Jews to the holocaust.
Paperback, 230 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by History Publishing Co LLC (first published March 15th 2012)
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Jul 21, 2012 Real Supergirl rated it really liked it
A very well-researched and thorough book, exploring little known nuances of World War II. It addresses the Italian reluctance to get behind Hitler's anti-Jewish crusade, while on the surface aligning themselves with fascism and nationalism, the even more brutal Croatian Ustasha regime, and the efforts by Italians and Tito's partisans to help shield and protect Jews from being slaughtered.

What's important I think to take from this history lesson is that even events that seem black and white like
Apr 18, 2012 Don rated it it was amazing
Well researched work about a little known aspect of World War II.Author Ben Wood details in a dramatic storyline, the risks certain members of the Italian Army took to safeguard Croatian Jews during the Holocaust. Wood lifts the cover off the story of the vicious nature of the Croatian Fascists and the barbaric methodology they employed to destroy the Jews in eastern Croatia during the years bhefore the fall of Mussolini.
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Dec 26, 2013 Gaetano Amato rated it did not like it
Very poorly written history of an interesting topic.
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Benjamin Wood was a nineteenth-century American politican and newspaperman. He was an editor and publisher of New York city newspaper Daily News from 1860 until his death. Wood was elected to the 37th, 38th and 47th United States Congress. In 1866 and 1866 he was a member of the New York State Senate.
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