Disturbance following an air drop

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Disturbance following an air drop

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Major Gordon Lett condemns the disturbance followed a recent air drop at Vezzanelli: Partisans tried to appropriate material intended for the Allied Mission, British personnel tried to restore order and shots were fired on both sides. He recommends a close coordination among forces, stressing that Allies and Partisans fight on the same side; deplores the incident threatening disciplinary action; criticises the fact that Colonnello Mario Fontana still has limited power, and mentions the need of more rigid discipline.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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1945-01-16

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This content is property of the Istituto spezzino per la Storia della Resistenza e dell’Età Contemporanea which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

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isrlaspezia AMb4f1 266

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Disturbance following an air drop
Major Gordon Lett condemns the disturbance followed a recent air drop at Vezzanelli: Partisans tried to appropriate material intended for the Allied Mission, British personnel tried to restore order and shots were fired on both sides. He recommends a close coordination among forces, stressing that Allies and Partisans fight on the same side; deplores the incident threatening disciplinary action; criticises the fact that Colonnello Mario Fontana still has limited power, and mentions the need of more rigid discipline.
This report is in the Italian language.

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Italy. Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale. Allied Military Liaison Mission and Gordon Lett, “Disturbance following an air drop,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11864.

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