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A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism (The Resistance Quartet)

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A superb five bedroom duplex apartment to rent, distributed over two floors and ideally located in central Verbier with wonderful mountain views. It is not a property, situated just in the countryside, it is located in one of the most clear natural regions – the Stara planina Mountains Even the air smells different there! The story of the Italian resistance is one of the epics of 20th-century history: from September 1943 to April 1945, Italian partisans in the north fought a guerrilla war against German occupiers. Iconic Loch Ness, the Cairngorms National Park, Inverness city centre and the Scottish coast are all within easy reach.

A rare opportunity to acquire two luxurious and interconnected, off-plan chalets in Verbier, comprising seven bedrooms and bathrooms and with spectacular views of the entire Val de Bagnes, the Petit and Grand Combin glaciers and the impressive surrounding mountains. You can spend days skiing down the slopes, snowshoeing, hiking, and so much more, while cozying up at the end of a long day with the majestic Lake Granby as your view. While many of us know about the resistance movements in France and in Eastern Europe, those in Italy (and Greece) are often forgotten. This 1,200 square-foot 2 bedroom retreat is essentially a wooden tent on a platform that opens to the forest and river. In conclusione ve lo consiglio con riserva come trampolino di lancio per approfondire con altre letture il tema del ruolo della donna nella Resistenza e nel primo dopoguerra (cosa che farò anche io) o appunto se siete amanti della letteratura italiana del Novecento e volete allungare la wishlist di libri.You’ll also fall in love with the dining scene, with several restaurants offering panoramic views at 70,000 feet above sea level. Pictured here, the latter features an airy, modern open-plan living space complete with a wood-burning stove. The story of the Turin resistance, the roll of women, the strategic travels from mountain towns to Turin: all are part of this brave and dramatic story. Nazi troops had rushed south to occupy Italy when, after Mussolini’s arrest in July 1943, the new government declared that it was now siding with the allies, not the axis powers. Somewhat untouched and pretty much out of a storybook, Mammoth Lakes is known for its cross country and Nordic skiing, fly fishing, signature skyline, and high valleys.

Elsewhere, there's a snug family room and dining space, an impressive entry foyer with a vaulted ceiling, as well as four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The Financial Times and its journalism are subject to a self-regulation regime under the FT Editorial Code of Practice. The women assisted in rescuing captured men by hiding them in the woods in civilian clothes, often at a great peril to their own lives.The resistance forces in Italy tried to accelerate the German withdrawal while protecting their own. SOLD OUT 12 beautiful apartments, all with panoramic views, in this new residence, located in a landscaped park close to the ski lift. Luxury 2 bed apartment just 200m to the ski gondola with great facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, spa centre, gym, sauna, bar, restaurant and business centre. Our property range covers Alpine chalets with easy access to some of Europe’s most beloved ski slopes, ranches in the wonderfully wild western states of America and elegant fincas built along Mallorca’s Tramuntana Mountains. As you might imagine, this led to difficulties with the differences in ideologies, for Italians but also for the Allied and the Axis.

The hopes for a post-war world of greater equality across gender, politics, economics – most of those hopes sustain them, but often are only partially achieved. Right in the center of the Rocky Mountains lies Granby, and it’s a scenic wonderland of mountain activities.The largest Alpine lake in North America, Lake Tahoe is a stunning way to escape the stressors of the outside world. I would also like to have been told at the start rather than on the last page that Ada became a communist, after the War which made me feel a bit cheated. From the dust jacket- In the late summer of 1943, when Italy broke with the Germans and joined the Allies after suffering catastrophic military losses, an Italian Resistance was born. But once the Germans came, they participated in strikes at the factories of Turin, acts of sabotage, and hid Allied prisoners of war and urged Italian soldiers to leave their barracks and go home.

As for the women, they were expected to revert to their traditional roles of domesticity, despite being front and centre of action in the Resistance. Surrounded by towering trees and gorgeous woodlands, the rural home has a large storage shed in the garden, which could easily be converted into a cool barn-style guesthouse or perhaps an office.I offer to your attention a twin type property (one half from a house) located in a picturesque mountain village close to Chepelare. At the end of the war many women struggled with who they were due to being in the position of being in charge and not conforming to the old way of life. You may even make a profit out of it if you decide to rent out your property when you are staying in the city. Readers learn of the economic realities of female workers (some in the Fiat factory) who shared information, food, and resources through an underground network that was organized to enable women, the breadwinners and holders of hope, to carry on, as the men were either in the mountains, imprisoned, deceased, or aligned with the enemy.

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