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Gino Bartali, A Hero for the Ages

July 22, 2012

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It’s fitting that simultaneously with the running of  the 2012 Tour de France, a new book is published detailing the life of Gino Bartali, a two-time Italian winner of the Tour. Bartali won the Tour for the first time in 1938, just prior to Italy’s involvement in World War II.  Shortly after his victory, Mussolini […]