The Resistance. The Strategy of Tension and Terrorism. Conclusion: End of the Voyage. Back Matter Pages About this book Introduction This book argues that contemporary Italian history has been marked by a tendency towards divided memory. Events have been interpreted in contrasting ways, and the facts themselves often contested. They decided to act, calling on a group of local academics to reexamine the old evidence, as well as the new evidence that had emerged over the years. Instead of a dreary report, they produced a fascinating book, which included studies of the massacre, of the commemorations over the years and new interviews with witnesses and survivors.
The bomb, according to the commission, had been American. Words changed. From a massacre strage the event became a more neutral eccidio killing. The title of the commission report had already made this change. The outcome of the report had a number of other consequences.