The Special Operations Executive Missions among the Italian Partisans in Friuli and Carnia (1944-1945) and Their Perception of the Problem of the Demarcation between Yugoslavia and Italy

  • Gorazd Bajc
Keywords: Allies, missions, SOE, partisans, Friuli, Carnia, Garibaldi, war for borders, Osoppo


On the basis of the documents by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) the author presents a review of the nine missions carried out by this special intelligence service in Friuli and Carnia during the Second World War. Their composition, movements and connections are described as well as the clandestine names and origin of their members and their main operational features, in the second part the author synthetically outlines the border issue as perceived by the missions.