The economy and
society between the 19th and 20th century
The year 1848
defence of Trentino's italian character
of the Trentino population in the wars for national unification
The monument to
World War I
World War II
The path toward
Trentino, after the establishment of the Alpenvorland (operations Zone in the Pre-Alps)
which physically placed the provinces of Bolzano, Trento and Belluno under direct German
dominion, the choice of opposing the occupants became an especially difficult and risky
Indeed, the control imposed by the Gestapo and by the
SS over the civilian and military population was very rigid, and only a few partisan
formations managed to put together a military organisation capable of fighting against the
German enemy and of involving large sectors of the population.
|The main partisan bands operated in the areas around Tesino,
Rovereto and Altopiano di Folgaria, in the Fiemme Valley, in Lower Sarca and at Riva del
Garda, as well as in the Non and Sole Valleys.
struggle was flanked by those who chose less epic but equally important and courageous
forms of civilian resistance.
Trentino Resistance fighters paid a very high and surely excessive
and disproportionate price compared to their actions: evacuations, massacres, prison and
ultimate istants of the partisans murdered at Malga Zonta, 12 August 1944.
recording the partisans' struggle (Mario Degasperi, charcoal drawing, 99.5x70)