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Italians Involved in the Barbary Wars
were over shadowed by the Napoleonic wars which could explain the reason why the Sicilian/American alliance was overlooked all these years.
Remember this represents over 1/10th of the fighting forces of the US Navy in the Tripoli war at the time.
Since the early 13th century, Coats of Arms and Heraldry have been a source of great fascination, as well as, a subject of true historical importance.
Browse through hundreds of links in our Coat of Arms database.
We've captured over 2,000 Passenger Ship Arrivals from Europe between 1609 and 1960. Plus, through the help
of several volunteers, wherever a passenger list was found on the Internet.
From Columbus to Sinatra, 500 years of the Italian-American experience come to life in this vibrant profile.
The rich, poignant saga of ITALIANS IN AMERICA comes to life in this moving profile that follows their journey from Columbus' voyage to the present day.
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Details about Rappresaglia (a.k.a. "Massacre in Rome"),
a 1973 movie by George P. Cosmatos that details the tragedy of the Caves of Ardeatine.
Search the surnames of those who were murdered at Ardeatine.
Maria Laurino's book, Were You Always an Italian?, is a thoughtful, penetrating, and hilarious examination of third-generation ethnic identity which dismantles the stereotypes bedeviling Italian-Americans.
With a sympathetic but clear eye, author Maria Laurino writes about guidos, bimbettes, and mammoni (mama's boys in Italy).
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