What was Jewish life like under Fascism? How did the Holocaust unfold in Italy? In this special 3 part series, learn about Italy and the Jews in World War II. Dr. Shira Klein, Associate Professor of History at Chapman University, uncovers the Italian Race Laws, the Nazi and Fascist manhunt for Jews, and how Jews attempted to escape via the snowy Alps.
Episode 2: Having explored what happened to Italy's Jews during World War II, now find out what people say happened. Oddly, Italy has gone down in history as the country that saved Jews, the “good Axis.”
Klein, Shira. 2019. "Forgetting Fascism, Part 2: The Myth of the Good Italian". Podcast. Catalyst: A Creative Industries Podcast. https://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/history_media/2.
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