Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 2010 is the 70th anniversary of Italy’s entry into the Second World War, a decision that set off a chain of events that culminated in two years of devastating warfare and a cruel occupation. German occupation led to the deportation of 7,800 …

John Foot – Italians and the divided memory of the war

Event Date: Sunday 26 September 2010 Imperial War Museum, London Racism, war, atrocity, and its aftermath in Italy, 1938-2010 ————————————————————— John Foot (University College London) Italians and the divided memory of the war This talk examines the the Italian war experience between 1939 and 1945 through two stories relating to individuals, groups, commemorations and monuments. Through these stories I aim to …