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 Nazareno Giusti

Arandora Star – La tragedia dimenticata

Arandora Star –  La tragedia dimenticata

"To forget would be a greater tragedy " - Gino Tambini, grandson of Giovanni Tambini, lost on the Arandora Star, July 2, 1940

Per fortuna a Barga c’è l’Istituto Storico Lucchese. Lo diciamo sinceramente, perché se non ci fosse questa attivissima sezione, la Fondazione Ricci e poche altre iniziative di singoli cittadini, qui, la memoria di chi ci ha preceduto sarebbe lasciata cadere in un triste e assordante oblio. Già, perché non bastano le corone di fiori e […]

 keane

Arandora Star remembered 74 years after the event

Arandora Star remembered 74 years after the event

Among those lost on the Arandora Star were the following Barghigiani: Agostini, Oliviero 29.04.1904 Bertolini, Vincenzo Silvio 14.06.1876 Biagioni, Ferdinando 06.07.1895 Da Prato, Silvio 27.02.1878 Poli, Amedeo 10.03.1896 Rocchiccioli, Caesar 06.12.1909 Togneri, Giuseppe 19.03.1889

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

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Arandora Star – When Fiction Serves Truth

Arandora Star – When Fiction Serves Truth

"To forget would be a greater tragedy " - Gino Tambini, grandson of Giovanni Tambini, lost on the Arandora Star, July 2, 1940

I have known, and lived with the story of the Arandora Star for many years. I was a young reporter in local newspapers back in 1990 when a book arrived for review. It was “The Italian Factor” by Terri Colpi (a book I still treasure) which is THE guide to the Italian community in the […]

 keane

Rando Bertoia, the last survivor of the Arandora Star tragedy dies

Rando Bertoia, the last survivor of the Arandora Star tragedy dies

the last survivor of the Arandora Star tragedy

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of cav Rando Bertoia, the last survivor of the Arandora Star tragedy. Rando was 93 and died peacefully at home in Glasgow, Scotland. His great serenity and courage inspired many. He was a champion of reconciliation and peace and when pressed to allocate blame for […]

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Arandora Star remembered 73 years after the event

Arandora Star remembered 73 years after the event

church service and wreath laid in Barga Vecchia this afternoon in remembrance of the 682 people who died on the Arandora Star on the 1st of July 1940

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

 flavio guidi

Per l’anniversario dell’Arandora Star

Per l’anniversario dell’Arandora Star

L’Amministrazione Comunale ha partecipato lo scorso mese di maggio all’inaugurazione degli Italian Cloister Garden di Glasgow, il giardino monumentale voluto dall’Arcidiocesi di Glasgow, ed in particolare dal suo vescovo Mario Conti, per celebrare il contributo degli italo-scozzesi alla terra che li ha accolti. Un monumento soprattutto per ricordare con un monumento, il primo così grande […]

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Arandora Star remembered 70 years after the event

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

 keane

Arandora Star remembered 68 years after the event

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

 keane

Barga remembers the victims of Arandora Star

Barga remembers the victims of Arandora Star

"To forget would be a greater tragedy " - Gino Tambini, grandson of Giovanni Tambini, lost on the Arandora Star, July 2, 1940

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

 keane

Barga remembers the victims of Arandora Star

Barga remembers the victims of Arandora Star

"To forget would be a greater tragedy " - Gino Tambini, grandson of Giovanni Tambini, lost on the Arandora Star, July 2, 1940

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

 keane

Barga remembers the victims of Arandora Star

Barga remembers the victims of Arandora Star

In early June 1940, immediately Italy entered the Second World War, all Italian male civilians between the ages of 18 and 70 years living in the UK were arrested by the police and military to be interned under instructions of the War Cabinet. Following a decision to transport a number of internees to Canada and […]

 Nazareno Giusti

Arandora Star: il dovere della Memoria

Arandora Star: il dovere della Memoria

Barga ricorda oggi le vittime dell’Arandora Star con una messa in suffragio dopo un sentito momento di memoria all’interno dell’ultimo Consiglio comunale. Un gesto di grande importanza. Anche noi vogliamo ricordare quegli italiani (e non solo) inghiottiti dalle acque delle Atlantico. Tutti dobbiamo ricordare. E’ un dovere. Quella dell’Arandora Star è stata una delle prime […]

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