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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2004 file photo, Lidia Brisca Menapace listens on the presentation of her book

Lidia Menapace, Italian Resistance member, dies at age 96

Dec. 7, 2020 3:36 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Lidia Brisca Menapace, a Resistance member during World War II who later was an advocate of pacifism and women’s rights and was elected to the Italian Senate on a Communist party ticket, has died. She was 96. Italian state radio said she had been hospitalized for several days with...