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26 - Manzoni (Metro A)

At Via Tasso 145, the Museum of the Liberation: dedicated to Jewish victims, political opponents and members of the Italian Resistance
who were incarcerated, tortured - and suffered worse fates - during the capital's occupation, between September 1943 and June 1944.

_ http://www.memorialmuseums.org/staettens/druck/701

Many were deported to Auschwitz but, in March 1944, prisoners from via Tasso were amongst the 335 victims taken to disused mining
tunnels outside the city (the "Fosse Ardeatine") and executed - in reprisal for a partisan attack on the occupiers:
_ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardeatine_massacre

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