How partisans founded the Republic of Ossola – and lost it again

In October 1944, partisans fought a rearguard action with the Nazi fascists in the Val Formazza near the Swiss border. Those who could fled to Switzerland.Image: Archivio fotografico Istituto storico Piero Fornara – Fondo Resistenza In autumn 1944, partisan groups liberated a considerable area around Domodossola from the Nazis and founded their own republic. But … Read more