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The largely untold story: Rescuing Jews in Mussolini’s Italy

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 — During World War II, Fascist Italy under Mussolini was allied with Nazi Germany. In Italy, Jews were persecuted first by Fascism and then by Nazism. Yet, next to Denmark, Italy had the highest survival rate for Jews in any Nazi-occupied country, much less a country allied with Hitler. Eighty per ...