A tragic story about the terrible years of the second world war which left Italian families in Britain exposed and vulnerable. Italians were labelled as ‘enemy aliens’ and many were interned or deported.
A sad story about the Italians who lost their lives when SS Arandora Star, a ship taking internees to Canada, was sunk on July 2nd 1940. Nearly every Italian family in Scotland lost a father or a husband.
A brave story of healing and thriving in the post war years as second and third generation Scottish Italians make a unique contribution to life in contemporary Scotland.