Same People, Different War: Varying Experiences Of Trentino’s War Refugees

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After the outbreak of the First World War, the southern border area of Trentino (at the time part of the Hapsburgic Empire) became a battlefield (May 1915); the Italian-speaking population living there was forced to leave their homes or voluntarily fled to the internal regions of the Hapsburgic Empire or of the Italian Kingdom- respectively by the Austrian or the Italian Army. In total, about 110.000 Austrian citizens of Trentino were displaced, part in Austro-Hungarian internal regions (75.000), part in Italy (35.000), where they had to live three years in a difficult context of conflict and reciprocal mistrust with the local population and the other refugees.
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If a family refused or were not able to work (due to the great number of children, the lack of mans…), this one could be displaced in a concentration camp, characterised by the presence of internal factory, school for children (to allow the women to work), often in a very alarming health and environmental situation. There was finally the possibility to be expelled in a punishment camp, due to complaints or dangerous behaviours. When Italy attacked the Austrian Empire in 1915, the main lines of this policy were drawn, so the Italian speaking refugees of Trentino lived until 1918 in this difficult context, which plays a role in contributing to disintegrate the Hapsburgic Empire and to weaken their sense of loyalty to the State.
The situation of the Italian speaking inhabitants of Trentino displaced in Italy is in part different; a small part of them (8600) were not formally refugees, but also political refugees, fled from Trentino until May 1915 (5000) or repatriated in Italy from Tsarist Russia (3600), where they were captured as POW’s of the Austro-Hungarian’s Army. They lived during the war in big cities and were subsidized by the State or by political associations, and played a role in managing the southern area of Trentino, occupied by the Italians. The other part of the refugees, about 27.000 people, were forced to leave their homes by the Italian Army, scared of the sense of loyalty to the Hapsburgic Monarchy of the rural population, which didn’t see the...

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