Actions of the destroyer Vivaldi. Part 3



Actions of the destroyer Vivaldi. Part 3


Inside the magazine of the Vivaldi, an engineer in dirty blue trousers, a naval shirt and with a helmet on his head is holding a hose pipe and trying to extinguish a raging fire with water.

Label reads “56”; signed by the author; caption reads “3 …Alle 6.20 il Vivadi è raggiunto in pieno da un colpo inglese in un locale prodiero, tubature di vapore e di nafta troncate, l’incendio divampava proprio nel deposito munizioni, il 2o capo meccanico V.F. di Sacile UD non esitò un’istante con una manichetta si cala nel locale incendiato, lotta contro il fumo, le fiamme, la morte, si sente la carne mordere atrocemente dalle fiamme che salgono verso le cariche ma riesce a spegnerle…”


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Alessandro Pesaro
Helen Durham


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Angiolino Filiputti, “Actions of the destroyer Vivaldi. Part 3,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 22, 2020,

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