Desperate Inscriptions: Graffiti from the Nazi Prison in Rome 1943-1944

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Cultural Writing. Graffiti. The former SS and Gestapo headquarters in Rome is today an eerily quiet place. The silence is broken only when school children visit. Tucked away on Via Tasso in a middle-class district in the Eternal City--a stone's throw from the Basilica of St. John in Lateran--the former prison is now the Museo Storico della Liberazione di Roma, commemorating the liberation of Rome by Resistance fighters and Allied troops in June 1944. Within, anti-fascist partisans scrawled graffiti full of pathos and the ...

Desperate Inscriptions: Graffiti from the Nazi Prison in Rome 1943-1944 2002, Bordighera Press, Boca Raton, FL

ISBN-13: 9781884419577

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