Italian Freedom Fighters - Venice Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 45° 25.913 E 012° 21.070
33T E 292807 N 5034341
Quick Description: Marker denoting the deaths of local Resistance members killed by the Fascists in 1944.
Location: Veneto, Italy
Date Posted: 12/7/2017 3:16:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMX795
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
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Long Description:
Located on the side of building on the aptly named Riva Setto Martiri (Road of Seven Martyrs), this marker perpetuates seven local men who were murdered by the Fascists in 1944.

The marble marker is "cradled" by a row of 7 marble "candles" in memoriam.

Marker text reads:

Sacrilega faziosita fascista volle teutonica Barbara mano colpi caddero
Sliprando Armellin
Gino Conti
Bruno de Gasperi
Alfredo Gelmi
Luciano Gelmi
Girolamo Guasto
Alfredo Vivian

La Luce del Vostro martirio
illumine il cammino del popolo rinato alla liberta

Venezia 3 Agosto 1944

English translation)

Barbarically killed by Fascists:

Sliprando Armellin
Gino Conti
Bruno de Gasperi
Alfredo Gelmi
Luciano Gelmi
Girolamo Guasto
Alfredo Vivian

The light of your martyrdom
Enlightens the journey of the people born to Freedom

Venice 3 August 1944
Location: Riva Sette Martiri, off Via Garibaldi

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: Not listed

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