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Last Post 08/14/2013 11:26 AM by stronzo nonfumare. 5 Replies.
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stronz

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08/09/2013 12:47 PM
Reading a book that combines a lot of what many around here I suspect will find interesting. "Road to Valor" -- Gino Bartali and his activities during WWII see link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zuUlQTDiP4 half way through it -- lots of good cycling stuff and historical info/details
zootracer

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08/10/2013 01:05 AM
Gino Bartali WWII, link did not work...
stronz

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08/10/2013 08:40 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zuUlQTDiP4
zootracer

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08/10/2013 10:00 PM
I will definitely buy that book....
longslowdistance

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08/11/2013 10:14 AM
I'm not Jewish and I don't speak Yiddish, but I know what mensch means. Bravo.
stronz

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08/14/2013 11:26 AM
a little follow up -- really enjoying it. Lots of insight into WWII life in Italy. Pretty amazing. Also interesting re F. Coppi -- who himself led a very complicated life. There's a good biography of him on Amazon that may be my next read.
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