Allies and Italians under Occupation

Allies and Italians under Occupation : Sicily and Southern Italy 1943-45

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Using original documents, the Allied Occupation of southern Italy, particularly Sicily and Naples, is illustrated by examining crime and unrest by Allied soldiers, deserters, rogue troops and Italian civilians from drunkenness, theft, rape, and murder to riots, demonstrations, black marketeering and prostitution.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 307 pages
  • 142.24 x 218.44 x 25.4mm | 566.99g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2013 ed.
  • XIV, 307 p.
  • 0230572596
  • 9780230572591

Table of contents

Acknowledgements List of Figures List of Illustrations Explanatory Notes PART I: OCCUPATION 1. Introduction 2. Preparation: Structure, Training and Police PART II: ALLIED CRIME 3. Soldier Trouble 4. The Moroccan Goumiers of the FEC 5. Deserters and Absentees 6. Justice, and Statistics PART III: ITALIAN CRIME, AND LAW AND ORDER 7. Allied Proclamations 8. Italian Trouble: Crime 9. Italian Trouble: Disorder PART IV: COLLABORATION 10. Black Market 11. Prostitution PART V: ASSESSMENT 12. Police Performance 13. Occupation Appendix I: Acronyms and Foreign Terms Appendix II: Allied Proclamation No. 2: Articles I and I Bibliography Index
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About I. Williams

Isobel Williams gained a PhD with the Italian Department of Swansea University in 2006, after a BA in Italian in 2001 and a BSc in Microbiology and Zoology in 1974, also at Swansea University, UK. She has had a varied career, mostly spent in Hong Kong and Japan.
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