National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe Day of remembrance ​

National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe, or Giorno del ricordo in Italian language, is an Italian celebration for the memory of the victims of the Foibe and the Istrian-Dalmatian exodus. With Italian Law 92 of 30 March 2004 has been instituted this Day of Remembrance in day 10 February.Pierardo Davini, TG3 journalist, interviewed Antonio Ballarin, Exiles’ Associations from Istria & Dalmatia – President who talks about the exodus to which almost the whole population of Italian origins living in Dalmatia and Julian March has been constricted by Yugoslavia and how important is to keep memory of victims of Foibe.

Antonio Ballarin, Exiles’ Associations from Istria & Dalmatia – President

The book ​​”Refugees in the age of total war”, 1988, M. Marrus and A. Bramwell, University of Oxford, has been written by historians, lawyers, political scientists and sociologists and based on primary research and charts society’s responses to these waves of refugees.

In particular, Chapter 8 – “Refugees from the Eastern provinces of Italy after 1943” written by Daniele Moro, highlights the difficult conditions of the Eastern italy’s people in relation to the exodus right before the end of the Second World War.

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