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Giorgio Geddes trained as an engineer, and worked with Ferrari on the first prototypes for his cars. In the war he served as a liaison officer for the Germans on the Russian Front, and won a medal for bravery at Stalingrad. When Italy changed sides Geddes was sent to a concentration camp, from which he escaped to join the partisans fighting Italy's former allies. After the war he emigrated to Italy, where he worked for Time magazine, and the New York Times.. He now runs his own engineering company in Florence.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, Italian, World War, 1939-1945 Social aspects Soviet Union, Soviet Union History German occupation, 1941-1944