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Farewell Lucia Boetto Testori

One of the last surviving participants in the Italian Resistance died today. Lucia Boetto was born in 1920 near Cuneo. During the Resistance, together with her future husband Renato Testori, Lucia was the official liaison between the Piedmont CLN (Comitato … Continue reading

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July 17, 1944: Reconsidering History in Crespino del Lamone

Inspired by a visit to Crespino del Lamone on April 3, 2011. On the surface, there’s nothing special about Crespino del Lamone. With its grey and crumbling facades, nondescript church, and geranium- and gelateria-free piazza, this tiny town tucked away … Continue reading

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