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Moorehead, Caroline

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Summary: 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. Four young Piedmontese women—Ada, Frida, Silvia and Bianca—living secretly in the mountains surrounding Turin, risked their lives to overthrow Italy’s authoritarian government. They were among the thousands of Italians who joined the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Moorehead, Caroline.

Summary: In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2011

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Moorehead, Caroline.

Summary: Caroline Moorehead draws on interviews with these women and their families. German, French, and Polish archives, and World War II resistance organization documents to uncover a dark chapter of history that offers an inspiring portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and survival, and of the remarkable, enduring power of female friendship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2012

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Moorehead, Caroline

Summary: Mussolini was not only ruthless- he was subtle and manipulative. Black-shirted thugs did his dirty work for him- arson, murder, destruction of homes and offices, bribes, intimidation and the forcible administration of castor oil. His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. But the tide turned in 1924 when his assassins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Moorehead, Caroline

Summary: Relates the story of Le Cambon-sur-Lignon, a small, remote mountain village whose inhabitants banded together to save thousands from the Gestapo during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

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Macadam, Heather Dune

Summary: On March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia. Filled with a sense of adventure and national pride, they left their parents' homes wearing their best clothes and confidently waving good-bye. Believing they were going to work in a factory for a few months, they were eager to report for government service. Instead, the young women--many of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2020

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