Captured after a clash between troops of the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Brandenburg Regiment, carabiniere Angelo Valentini, already wounded during the exchange of fire, was ferociously tortured and hanged by the Germans in the square of Talla.
Corps responsible: II Bataillon – 3 Regiment – Division “Brandenburg” under the orders of Korouch 594 – 10. Armée – Heeresgruppe C
Memorial slab to Angelo Valentini
Place of placement: Outside wall of the primary school
Date of placement: 29/05/1994
The rectangular marble slab is fixed to the outside wall of the primary school building in Talla by means of four iron hooks. It commemorates the partisan and carabiniere Angiolo Valentini ("Lilli"), who was hanged by the Germans on July 10th 1944 from a tree opposite the school. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Medal for Military Valour. The epigraph gives his name, date of death, and the decoration he received. The letttering is lined with dark red paint.