Relates to the ideology of the Red Brigades and other terrorist groups in Italy in the 1970s and 1980s, their relationship to the political situation in Italy, and the tactics of terrorist and counter-terrorist operations in Italy. Conference co-sponsored by the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and the Istituto Carlo Cattaneo.
Biographical sketches, interview transcripts and summaries, other writings, letters, certificates, notes, and printed matter, relating to activities of Italian women in the resistance movement in German-occupied Italy during World War II. Includes a memoir by G. Beltrami, "The Captain." In part, used as research material for the book by Mirella Alloisio and G. Beltrami, Volontarie della liberta' (Milan, 1981).
Writings, speeches, interview transcripts, letters, biographical sketches, photographs, and clippings, relating to the founding of the Communist Information Bureau in 1947, activities of the Partito Comunista Italiano, aspects of Italian foreign relations, and socialist political activities in Italy. Includes letters by the Italian communist leader Palmiro Togliatti.
Relates to the trial of Mehmet Ali Ag̐ca and others for the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II in 1981. Includes a summary of the prosecution's reconstruction of the course of events. Also includes translator's notes and marginal annotations.
Relates to the American Red Cross ambulance service in Italy during World War I, and to Villard's acquaintanceship with the writer Ernest Hemingway in the ambulance service. Appendices include rosters of Red Cross personnel in Italy, and a copy of a 1918 article by Hemingway in a Red Cross bulletin.
Relates to Russian military activities during World War I and the Russian Civil War; Albanian military activities, 1924-1939; and Italian military activities during World War II. Translation of original memoirs published in Novoe Russkoe Slovo, 1972.
Reports to Janis Balodis, Latvian deputy prime minister and minister of war, 1938-1940; and minutes of the First and Second Conferences of Latvian Envoys Abroad, at Riga, 1923 and 1935, all relating to Latvian diplomacy.
Writings, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to Giancarlo Facca, Italian resistance leader during World War II and subsequently petroleum geologist and geothermal energy engineer. Includes printed writings by Facca.