Railwayman Giovanni Grillo being executed

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Railwayman Giovanni Grillo being executed

Description

A firing squad of three German soldiers are aiming their rifles at the railwayman Giovanni Grillo, who is standing against a wall with his right arm in the air. A priest with a book in his hand is leaving the scene.

Label reads “142”; signed by the author; caption reads “PONTEBBA. 30 SETTEMBRE 1944. Giovanni Grillo ferroviere deviatore alla stazione di Pontebba con rischio della propia vita, apriva le porte piombate dei carri carichi di deportati per la Germania. 12 soldati vengono fatti fuggire, uno di essi ammalato fu scoperto in casa del Grillo. La mattina del 3 Ottobre ritto in piedi sfida il plotone di esecuzione, cade gridando “Wiva [sic] l’Italia”.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Francesca Campani
Alessandro Pesaro
Helen Durham

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One tempera on paper, pasted on mount board

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PFilliputtiA16010063

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Citation

Angiolino Filiputti, “Railwayman Giovanni Grillo being executed,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 23, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/152.

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