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Photographic memories of the Italian presence in Bordeaux


September 1st, 1941 - An officer is lighting a cigarette on a dock along the Garonne. In the background is the pont transbordeur which will be blown up by the Germans on August 18th, 1942.<br/>
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
September 1st, 1941 - An officer is lighting a cigarette on a dock along the Garonne. In the background is the pont transbordeur which will be blown up by the Germans on August 18th, 1942.
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
38 Rue Viatal Carles - Bordeaux.<br/>
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
38 Rue Viatal Carles - Bordeaux.
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
Cape Ferret (Arcachon) - July 3rd, 1941
In the picture are portrayed several officers in the company of German auxiliary personnel.<br/>
A: Chief Engineer C.G.M. Renato Filippini (Born in Trieste, 1906), who died aboard the R.Smg. DAGABUR on August 12th, 1942.<br/>
B: C.C. Franco Tosoni Pittoni, the officer who sank the British cruiser H.M.S. Calupso,
lost aboard the R.Smg. BIANCHI on July 5th, 1941.<br/>
C: T.V. Mario Patane`, commanding officer of the R.Smg. VELELLA,
 lost on September 7th, 1943.<br/>
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
Cape Ferret (Arcachon) - July 3rd, 1941 In the picture are portrayed several officers in the company of German auxiliary personnel.
A: Chief Engineer C.G.M. Renato Filippini (Born in Trieste, 1906), who died aboard the R.Smg. DAGABUR on August 12th, 1942.
B: C.C. Franco Tosoni Pittoni, the officer who sank the British cruiser H.M.S. Calupso, lost aboard the R.Smg. BIANCHI on July 5th, 1941.
C: T.V. Mario Patane`, commanding officer of the R.Smg. VELELLA, lost on September 7th, 1943.
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
OtariaHappy times: part of the crew of the Otaria.<br/>
(Photo courtesy Raccolta Romolo Maddaleni)
OtariaHappy times: part of the crew of the Otaria.
(Photo courtesy Raccolta Romolo Maddaleni)
Cape Ferret (Arcachon) - July 3rd, 1941
C.C. Franco Tosoni Pittoni.<br/>
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
Cape Ferret (Arcachon) - July 3rd, 1941 C.C. Franco Tosoni Pittoni.
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
Submarine Emo - Mission from December 2nd, 1940 to January 2nd, 1941.<br/>
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)
Submarine Emo - Mission from December 2nd, 1940 to January 2nd, 1941.
(Photo kindly offered by Mr. Paolo Hoffmann)

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