Italy’s Fascist Camps

Carlo Spartaco Capogreco (The Duce’s Camps), Doris Schechter, hidden as a child in Italy, Alessandro Cassin. This panel will examine the unique situations of Jews in Italy during the Holocaust. From 1938 to 1943, civilian internment camps were established to segregate Italian Jews and foreign Jews living in Italy. While there were many cases in which local populations showed great empathy, others did not hesitate to give up their Jewish neighbors to the Italian Fascists or Nazis.

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