Death of Primo Del Pol ‘Villa’. Part 1



Death of Primo Del Pol ‘Villa’. Part 1


In an otherwise deserted town, men open fire on a figure in a brown suit and hat.

Label reads “167”; signed by the author; caption reads “(1o) 15 ottobre 1944 TORVISCOSA UD. Durante un rastrellamento nazi-fascista un patriota Villa, dal Pol Primo sorpreso, tenta la fuga,ma viene fatto segno a colpi di arma da fuoco …”

Caption translates as: “(1) 15 October 1944, Torviscosa (Udine province). During a Nazi-Fascist sweeping, a patriot, Primo De Pol (also known as ‘Villa’) was caught. So, he tried to escape but the men who found him opened fire on him…”

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Angiolino Filiputti, “Death of Primo Del Pol ‘Villa’. Part 1,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 15, 2024,

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