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TRIESTE, DECEMBER 1918, OPERATION PURGE: REMOVING THE “BAD” ITALIANS FROM TRIESTE
TRIESTE, DECEMBER 1918, OPERATION PURGE: REMOVING THE “BAD” ITALIANS FROM TRIESTE

TRIESTE, DECEMBER 1918, OPERATION PURGE: REMOVING THE “BAD” ITALIANS FROM TRIESTE

“Trieste, city out of history: out of history because its characters testify the plurinational history of Mitteleuropa, while its name express nothing but nationalistic obsession”. Claus Gatterer, scholar (translation of a quote from book “L’identità cancellata” – “Cancelled identity” by…

TIMAVO MAY 27th, 1917: THE FAILED VENTURE OF MAJOR GIOVANNI RANDACCIO AND THE FALSE TALE OF GABRIELE D’ANNUNZIO
TIMAVO MAY 27th, 1917: THE FAILED VENTURE OF MAJOR GIOVANNI RANDACCIO AND THE FALSE TALE OF GABRIELE D’ANNUNZIO

TIMAVO MAY 27th, 1917: THE FAILED VENTURE OF MAJOR GIOVANNI RANDACCIO AND THE FALSE TALE OF GABRIELE D’ANNUNZIO

The statue of Gabriele D’Annunzio, placed in Piazza della Borsa by the Municipality of Trieste. The warrior-poet hailed by Italian nationalists is one of the precursors of Fascism and of the racial persecutions that hit Trieste. The provocative inauguration ceremony…