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In industrialized northern Italy last week, Allied forces found a different breed of Italian.

In the south, peace-loving peasant farmers indifferently accepted German occupation. In the north, tough-fibered workers fought back fiercely. They got arms, formed resistance squads called partisans (no relation to Yugoslav Partisans). They disrupted German supplies, killed Nazis. When the Nazis retreated before U.S.-British troops, some partisans used their guns for looting, others for anti-Fascist vengeance in Rome (see cut).

Militarily, the partisans were giving the Allies much help behind German lines. Daily, General Sir Harold R. L. G....

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