Franco lived in a Italian city of Bologna with his family.Franco attended public elementary school.
when Franco was 7 Mussolini enforced racial law his against the Jews. Franco was expelled from his old school then went to a Jewish school, that is organized an makes shifts quarters in one of the Bolongna synagogues. He did not undersand why he had to levave all his friends just because he was a Jew.Then in 1939 his father died then he moved with his mom an brother an his older brother. Then he began a religious school.
Mussolini was overthrown in July 1943. Months later German forces occupied Italy an took control over the north.Italian were protecting the Jews, but then Germany took control of Italy. So many Jews were fighting in the Italian resistance