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Muted violence: Italian war crimes in occupied Greece

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This article considers the myth of Italians as 'good people' that has dominated post-war historiography as well as the public and institutional discourse, and analyses the connection between the judiciary paradigm and the historical narrative of the Second World War. It presents an account of Italian war crimes in occupied Greece and suggests a possible interpretation regarding the military violence towards the civilian population. War crimes are considered within the context of the general orientation of the fascist policy of occupation and the structures of conflict that emerged in the occupied territories. In particular, it discusses the turning point in Italian repressive action, from the logic of reprisal to a policy of massacre.
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Keywords: Fascism; Second World War; humanitarian law; military violence

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: September 1, 2004

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