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It Happened In Italy

It Happened In Italy Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust

By Elizabeth Bettina
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.61 Stars

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On 3/18 Kelly Law wrote: "It Happened In Italy" written by Elizabeth Bettina is an eye-opening read on the history of the Jews in Italy. This is a part of World War II not usually presented, I never even thought of Jews being in Italy. This book will make you question, why Italy saved her Jews, and the rest of Europe didn't. ... "It Happened In Italy"

Kelly 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/16 Linda Wightman wrote: Imagine: You are suddenly torn away from your home and possessions and are removed with others of your kind to a place where you must check in daily with the police and obey a strict curfew. You can't leave, practice your profession, carry anything that might be used as a weapon, visit a bar, or attend ... It Happened in Italy

Linda's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/6 Royal Hall wrote: The book It Happened In Italy presents us with a wonderful and untold WWII story: the story of the Jews who survived, and actually didn't have that bad of a time, thanks to Italian Catholics who helped them hide and escape from the clutches of the Nazis.The problem with this book is that it doesn't really ... A Review: It Happened in Italy by Elizabeth Bettina

Royal Hall's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/12 Joelene Young wrote: It Happened In Italy I love reading books about the Holocaust. That particular time period fascinates me. Thus when I got the opportunity to review It Happened In Italy, a book by Elizabeth Bettina which is a story about one woman's discovery about internment camps in Italy, I jumped at it. If you ... It happened in Italy

Joelene's Rating:

2 Stars

On 11/11 Jennifer Price wrote: I've always been fascinated by the Holocaust. My mind just can't seem to understand how one person could have so much influence, control, and evil in their hearts to kill innocent people. I just don't get it. So when I picked up It Happened In Italy and began reading a different side than what I learned ... It Happened In Italy By Elizabeth Bettina

Jennifer's Rating:

2 Stars

On 10/15 Carole Colbert wrote: "I always told Fred that he had a picnic in Italy. I said to him, 'You complained that sometimes you had too much soup, while I was lucky to get a few spoons of some dirty water,' " recalled Edith Moskovitch Birns. Edith is a survivor of Auschwitz, while the man who would become her husband, Alfred (Fred) ... A Fascinating History Lesson

Carole's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/13 Lantz Howard wrote: Possibly chose the wrong book to review for Thomas BRB for the wrong reasons. I am not a huge history buff, but I was looking forward to gaining a different perspective about the Holocaust, one that was filled with hope and not despair. The narrative that Elizabeth portrayed is compelling and insightful ... It Happened in Italy

Lantz's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/4 Mikki wrote: I'm not a huge history buff, but I do love to read stories that tell stories within the stories. It Happened in Italy is one of those books.I really enjoyed learning about this small town in Italy helped the Jewish community during the Holocaust. What made this story even more interesting was the author ... It Happened in Italy

Mikki's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/4 Caitlin Muir wrote: When you think of the Holocaust, you think of death and destruction. You think of life and light cruelly snuffed out. Innocence lost in streams of blood and shower chambers that kill instead of cleanse. Strict Nazi’s with pencil-thin mustaches and blue eyes that pierce your soul. The Star of David ... The Other War-Camp

Caitlin's Rating:

4 Stars