An Italian Maquis freedom fighter braves the hazardous conditions of the Alps at Little St Bernard Pass, 4th January 1945. The Italian Maquis were a resistance movement which fought against German Nazis and Italian fascists before and during World War 2. Formerly a school teacher, this woman chose to fight alongside her husband as part of the Maquis 'White Patrol'.
Italian Resistance Fighters
Italian resistance fighters who helped South African troops in Pistoia locate German snipers during the Second World War.