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Content about the Italian resistance to fascism during and prior to World War II.
Italian partisans in World War II
Pelliccia, Nelly (1925-1945)
A short biography of Italian anarchist partisan Nelly Pelliccia
Armed with a yellow mimosa: Women’s defence and assistance groups in Italy, 1943–45
A journal article by Jomarie Alano on the history of the Gddd in the Italian Resistance.
Anti-fascist Italian women's group, Gddd, written out of history - almost
The Gddd were an organization of women in Italy from 1943-45. They were the largest group of active…
Failla, Alfonso, 1906-1986
A short biography of inspirer of the Siracusa uprising, fighter in the resistance and a key figure in the rebuilding of the Italian anarchist…
Domaschi, Giovanni, 1891-1945
A short biography of courageous anarchist and veteran escapee, Giovanni Domaschi who was tortured and had an ear severed before dying in the…
Pedrini, Belgrado, 1913-1979
A short biography of anarchist Belgrado Pedrini who took part in antifascist resistance and as a result served 30 years in prison in post…
Cieri, Antonio, 1898-1937
A short biography of Italian anarchist rail worker, anti-fascist militant and Spanish Civil War fighter Antonio Cieri.
Bifolchi, Giuseppe, 1895-1978
Biography of an Italian anarchist communist who fought in the Spanish Civil War and then later in the Italian Resistance to the nazis.
Vanni, Renzo, 1923-1999
Short biography on the member of the Communist Party controlled resistance to Mussolini who broke with Leninism and became active in the Pisan…
Bibbi, Gino, 1899-1999
A short biography of Italian anarchist militant Gino Bibbi, who used his engineering skills to develop weaponry to fight the fascists in the…
1943-1945: Anarchist partisans in the Italian Resistance
Historical notes on the activities of anarchist partisans in the anti-fascist Resistance in Italy…
Obituary: Goliardo Fiaschi, 1930-2000 - Stuart Christie
Obituary of Italian anarchist Goliardo Fiaschi by Stuart Christie from the Guardian newspaper.