Giovanni Pesce

Visone (Alessandria) 1918-Milan 2007. A militant communist, he joined the International Brigades led by Luigi Longo in the Spanish Civil War, was deported to Ventotene during the Fascist period, released in ’43 and joined the GAP in Turin and Milan. One of the bravest urban guerrillas in the Resistance against the Repubblichini and the Nazis. Awarded the gold medal for military valour, PCI municipal councillor in Milan 1951-1964.

Francesco Maria Piave
Franco Parenti