Chitignano

21/08/1944

Death from wartime explosive device

Partisan Fidenzio Chisci was mortally wounded by the explosion of a German mine.

The Signs

Memorial stone to partisan Fidenzio Chisci

Informations

Place of placement: Roadside

Date of placement:

Description

Marble memorial slab with photo, in relief, of the partisan Chisci on the left. It is engraved with Chisci Fidenzio's place of origin and cause of death, as well as his dates of birth and death. Above the slab is a glass-covered niche.

Personal observations

The partisan Fidenzio Chisci, who died aged 17 when a mine exploded, is an example of how war devices caused casualties even outside combat.

News and contextualisation

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Author: Istituto Comprensivo Dovizi di Bibbiena