Statement of Giovanni Ausilio Cappellini about some Allied servicemen

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Title

Statement of Giovanni Ausilio Cappellini about some Allied servicemen

Description

Giovanni Ausilio Cappellini claims he helped, from September 1943 to April 1944, twenty-one allied prisoners of war, giving them food and clothes: Crooks (2620196), C Simmons (2616361), W Howard (913574), Jones (946866), J Littlewood (946895), J G Jarvie (153762), G Goodwin (4037272), E Wood (4974045), R Cowburn (4464732), F Wyman (6412131), A W Wright (4459146), P V R V Ryan (241944), F E Field (6209563), Cury (1599469), and Ilecchev (43899011). They hid in his sister’s house in the village of Vaso Comuna, near Montale (Pistoia). On 15 April 1944, they moved to Florence and were hosted by some Florentine families. For his efforts, he received 4000 lire and a certificate of thankfulness (number 81897-18216).

Date

1947-07-17

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Two-page typewritten statement

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Identifier

ISRPT , C.b.b.21 Fondo Risaliti INS. 4, 095

Citation

Giovanni Ausilio Cappellini, “Statement of Giovanni Ausilio Cappellini about some Allied servicemen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 21, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/15667.

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