Red Brigades

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A grouping of Italian left-wing terrorists especially active in the period 1977–81. The security forces seemed powerless against them, although some arrests were eventually made. The Red Brigades were responsible for a number of incidents including the kidnapping and murder of the Italian statesman Aldo Moro in 1978.

Subjects: World History — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

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