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Two life rafts are packed with survivors, some clothed others almost naked. The life raft in the foreground carries approximately nine men. Two others are being helped to climb on board. Two of the men appear seriously injured and one holds a pistol.…

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The searchlight of a Royal Navy vessel casts a yellow beam onto a group of survivors. Some of them are swimming, others are on a raft. In the foreground, a life craft can be seen on the turret on the deck of another ship. A second Royal Navy vessel…

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In a turbulent sea, a raft is capsizing, throwing all of the men into the sea. Some of the men are already in the water with hands raised in the air. Some are wearing life jackets.

Label reads “14”; signed by the author; caption reads “(8)…

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An Italian seaplane flies over a life raft with six people on board. Two white pieces of cloth are flying from posts. A distress flare has been fired into the sky and is exploding. Two people are sitting, whilst four others are standing and waving,…

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Two life rafts packed with survivors in distress meet in shark-infested waters. Several of the survivors are injured.

Label reads “16”; signed by the author; caption reads “(10) … al 3o giorno del 36 uomini raccolti, soltanto 14 rimanevano…

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At the back of a raft, a man dressed in a blue uniform is saluting. One semi-clothed man, wearing a red life jacket around his neck, stands to his right watching other men carrying out a burial at sea. The dead man has blood on his chest. An Italian…

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A raft has fourteen people on board. Some are wearing white caps and two are wearing red life jackets around their necks. Several of the occupants of the raft are injured. Sharks are circling the raft.

Label reads “18”; signed by the author;…

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In the centre of the painting is a lifeboat in choppy seas with at least eight people on board. A shirt and some trousers are tied to the two masts of the lifeboat and are blowing in the wind. A man wearing a white uniform with a red emblem on his…

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A submarine is surfacing near a life raft with six figures on board. On the life raft, there are two masts connected by a line. At one end of the line, a pair of trousers is hanging. Below the trousers is a figure standing up and waving both arms in…

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The liner Conte Rosso in dazzle pattern camouflage is sailing on a clear night with smoke rising out of the two funnels.

Label reads “30”; signed by the author; caption reads “(1) LA NOTTE dei 3000 del “CONTE ROSSO” 24 MAGGIO 1941. Ore…

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In choppy water, two lifeboats are packed with people wearing military uniform. Figures are being tossed around in the sea. One figure is sinking backwards in the water with his legs in the air. Another is waving his arm in the air. Four figures, not…

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The Conte Rosso is sinking bow first into turbulent waters. Men are struggling in the water and a figure is totally submerged with only his left hand raised above the water. Nearby, a man with a lifebelt marked “CONTE ROSSO” is swimming towards…

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A lifeboat is about to capsize. Figures are falling helplessly into the water and one figure in a green shirt is screaming in terror whilst holding his right arm in the air. The keel of the lifeboat is above water as it tips backwards.

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A mass execution of Jews is taking place whilst fierce fires are burning in the background. To the front of the crowd, many have been killed and are lying on the ground. Others are being herded into the mass of people being killed, some holding up…

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The SS Galilea has been torpedoed on its starboard side. A large explosion has caused flames to engulf the craft and black smoke is billowing upwards. Large waves are evident around the ship. Two other ships are sailing away towards the horizon, one…

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Ten Alpini dressed in green and with bare feet are in the water, clinging to the outside of a round, yellow life raft. One figure is wearing a life jacket. To the right of the life raft, a further figure is being swept away and another body is…

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On a clear day, two white aircraft with red crosses painted on their wings and fuselage are featured. One is flying on the horizon and the other crashing into the sea. Flames and smoke have engulfed the crashed aircraft. Nearby is a white boat with…

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On a clear day, a convoy of seven Regia Marina destroyers is under attack by five Royal Navy vessels on the horizon. Four of the Royal Navy units have been hit and are engulfed in flames while a fifth ship is sailing on the horizon. Explosions are…

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Inside the magazine of the Vivaldi, an engineer in dirty blue trousers, a naval shirt and with a helmet on his head is holding a hose pipe and trying to extinguish a raging fire with water.

Label reads “56”; signed by the author; caption…

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On a clear day and in turbulent seas, the Vivaldi is engulfed in flames and black smoke. Figures in uniforms are trying to escape in three lifeboats that have been launched. Two figures are on deck trying to put out the flames using a hosepipe and a…

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The Italian destroyer "Vivaldi" firing torpedoes in rough seas.

Label reads “55”; signed by the author; caption reads “ 2 Il “Vivaldi” è a 5800 metri dai piroscafi e a 5000 metri dai caccia di scorta il “Malocello” è alla stessa…

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On calm seas, the destroyers Vivaldi and Malocello exchange salvos with HMS Foresight (H68). The three vessels are engulfed in flames and black smoke is billowing upwards. Shells are exploding in the water near the Italian destroyer on the left of…

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The destroyer Vivaldi rams the HMS Oswald (N58). Black smoke is billowing out of the main funnel.

Label reads “58”; signed by the author; “5… una delle precedent azioni dell‘eroico CCTT, lo speronamento del sommergibile inglese…

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On a clear day and in a calm sea, the destroyers Malocello and Vivaldi are manoeuvring. The vessel in the middle has been badly damaged and is engulfed in flames. Figures can be seen on deck. The vessels on the horizon have also been hit and flames…

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During the night, the destroyer Vivaldi sails in rough seas around a peninsula. The land is very barren with only a few wooded areas and some white houses near to the seashore.

Label reads “61”; signed by the author; caption reads “8……
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