A refuge for refugees

A concengtragtion camp that sheltered Jews from asll over Europe.

I asked an Italian journalist  from Calabria to write up this article for Yom Hashoa. Here is the story she sent in.

Ferramonti Camp: a history of peaceful coexistence in Calabria, during the Second World War.

By Aurelia Zucaro

June 1940. Calabria, province of Cosenza, in the very south of Italy, far from the real political and economic decisions of the country, stood the Ferramonti di Tarsia: the first and largest internment camp for foreign Jews in Italy.

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