Court Depositions of Three Red Brigadists

Edited by Sue Ellen Moran


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This Note provides English translations of court depositions taken between 1980 and 1982 from three repentant terrorists of the Italian Red Brigades. The depositions were taken from Patrizio Peci (1980), Massimo Cianfanelli (1981), and Enrico Fenzi (1982). They furnish information about terrorist operations, modus operandi, daily life and routines, salaries, and links with other groups within Italy and abroad. The three brigadists were connected with the Turin, Rome, and Genoa columns, respectively. Hence, through their depositions, a picture emerges of activities spanning northern and central Italy over a period of approximately five years.

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