Bicycle with an improvised explosive device left at a mountain check-point

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Bicycle with an improvised explosive device left at a mountain check-point

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Nino Zanninello has been stopped by two of the soldiers manning a mountain check-point. One of the soldiers is holding onto the right handlebar of a bicycle, whilst another soldier is asking him questions and taking down notes.

Caption reads “108”; signed by the author; caption reads “Novembre 1944. (2). …..Avuto notizia che al posto di blocco i nazifascisti requisiscondo le biciclette prive di permesso: Nino vi si reca per escogitare il suo piano. Giuntovi gli vengono richiesti i documenti, lui dice di averli dimenticati a casa e asserisce di andare a prenderli, e con rapida mossa preme il detonatore sotto la sella, e con fare rammaricato si avvia a piedi verso la valle, mentre la bicicletta viene prelevata e appogiata alla baracca da un Tedesco…..”.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Francesca Campani
Alessandro Pesaro
Helen Durham

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One tempera on paper, pasted on mount board

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PFilliputtiA16010123

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Angiolino Filiputti, “Bicycle with an improvised explosive device left at a mountain check-point,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 14, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/212.

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