Band of Partisans

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Noun1.Band of Partisans - an extremist Palestinian Sunni group active in Lebanon in the early 1990s that advocates Salafism; responsible for murders and bombings; seeks to overthrow the Lebanese government and control Palestinian refugee camps; funded by al-Qaeda
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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A whole band of partisans is first dragged barefoot through the snow then chained together with barbed wire and made to march through a town.
In 1942 the young Sosnora was sent to his Estonian grandmother and from there to an uncle, the leader of a band of partisans. He witnessed their deaths, and saved himself only by playing dead.
This is the story of four American soldiers, a group of Italian villagers, a band of partisans and a small boy who encounter a miracle - though perhaps the true miracle lies in themselves.