Alenka
Gerlovic

Portrait alenka gerlovic
It was the Italian occupiers who gunned down every liberation movement. They shot so many innocent hostages.
Resistance 1944 - 1945, in Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Partisan, Unarmed Resistance
2006-01-15

Ana
Zablatnik

Portrait ana zablatnik
There was no real future for us. But that made you stronger to go into the resistance and help wherever you could.
Resistance , in Ludmannsdorf (Austria)
Unarmed Resistance
2007-01-12

Anita
Malavasi

Portrait anita malavasi
What did we know about politics? With fascism, you could only read what they gave to you, and you didn’t even have the right to make comments.
Resistance 1943, in Roncolo di Quattro Castella (Italy)
Armed Resistance, Unarmed Resistance, Partisan
2006-12-19

Carlo
Porta

Portrait carlo porta
I've always said that those two would have to die before me: Mussolini and Hitler.
Resistance 1938 - 1945, in Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Unarmed Resistance
2006-01-15

Ciril
Zlobec

Portrait ciril zlobec
Killing, even in the name of great ideals, will ultimately come back to you later in form of a trauma.
Resistance 1941 - 1945, in Ponikve (Croatia)
Armed Resistance, Unarmed Resistance, Partisan
2006-11-22

Erwin
Schulz

Portrait erwin schulz
One said: »I´ll do some collecting.« We used the collected money for the ›Rote Hilfe‹ (political help organ).
Resistance 1933 - 1935, in Berlin (Germany)
Unarmed Resistance
2007-01-20

Fernando
Cavazzini

Portrait fernando cavazzini
The Resistance for me was just like going to university. I learned to feel confident throughout my whole life.
Resistance 1943 - 1945, in Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Armed Resistance, Partisan
2006-12-20

Giacomina
Castagnetti

Portrait giacomina castagnetti
I remember Strozzi saying: »War has never brought anything good for the poor.«
Resistance 1943 - 1945, in Roncolo di Quattro Castella (Italy)
Unarmed Resistance
2006-12-18

Giacomo
Notari

Portrait giacomo notari
Well, did I kill somebody... We did shoot, but then knowing if we killed them for sure is another story.
Resistance 1943 - 1945, in Busana (Italy)
Partisan
2006-12-19

Giovanna
Quadreri

Portrait giovanna quadreri
I will join the partisans from Carpineti because i wanted the war to end.
Resistance 1944 - 1945, in Carpineti (Italy)
Armed Resistance, Unarmed Resistance, Partisan
2007-01-10

Ivo
Srcnik

Portrait ivo srcnik
The Tchetniks attacked us from behind and they massacred the Partisans, all from behind our line. We lost 700 men in one night and one day.
Resistance 1943 - 1945, in Rečica (Croatia)
Armed Resistance
2006-11-23

Lidia
Valeriani

Portrait lidia valeriani
That’s what the partisan struggle was about. Fourteen months more or less, constantly: these actions, these deaths.
Resistance 1939 - 1945, in Montecavolo di Quattro Castella (Italy)
Partisan
2006-12-18

Lipej
Kolenik

Portrait lipej kolenik
I could not share the responsibility to work with the ones that wanted to eliminate us.
Resistance , in Bleiburg (Austria)
Partisan
2007-01-14

Lorenz
Knorr

Portrait lorenz knorr
You would deliberately throw a spanner in the works, as long as you could and as long as you could breathe.
Resistance 1938 - 1945, in Eger, Cheb (Czech Republic), Bayreuth (Germany), Aussig (Czech Republic), Ostrov (Czech Republic), Spa (Belgium)
Armed Resistance
2007-01-30

Lucien
Ducastel

Portrait lucien ducastel
You are young people. Don’t fight with each other. Be collegial. Be friends because you don’t know what the tomorrow will be like.
Resistance 1940 - 1945, in Darnétal (France)
Unarmed Resistance
2006-12-01

Pierino
Beggi

Portrait pierino beggi
I started to run as fast as I could. I was skinny then and 23 years old. The soldier took out his gun and started shooting at me.
Resistance 1943 - 1945, in Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Armed Resistance, Partisan
2006-11-28

Romana
Verdel

Portrait romana verdel
We protected the partisans so much when we were kids; they were our friends and the Germans were our enemies.
Resistance , in Remschenig (Austria)
Partisan
2007-01-13

Stanisław
Baranowski

Portrait stanislaw baranowski
When you were taken to an investigation, when you could not walk any more, you were brought to the cell.
Resistance 1939 - 1945, in Warsaw (Poland)
Armed Resistance
2006-12-01

Stefania
Dąmbrowska

Portrait stefania dambrowska
I went to a lady that I saw once in my life. It was my contact spot. She said to me: you can save a child.
Resistance 1941 - 1945, in Sankt-Peterburg (Vatican City)
Hiding of jewish people
2006-12-01

Tadeusz
Sułowski

Portrait tadeusz sulowski
They did not want us in sabotage, we were too young. Our scout authorities made it clear not to get us into sabotage.
Resistance 1939 - 1945, in Warsaw (Poland)
Armed Resistance
2006-12-01

Vincent
Pascucci

Portrait vincent pascucci
Why then, do we kill each other? Why? Because the ones that decide to wage war are not the ones who fight it.
Resistance 1940 - 1945, in Sant’Angelo in Lizzola (Italy)
Armed Resistance
2006-12-01