Pietro PEDRANZINI (October 9, 1826 - September 3, 1903) Italian patriot, Lieutenant of the National Guard and Municipal Secretary of Bormio (SO), Gold Medal for Military Valor "For having guided the Zambelli column along the difficult and dangerous step of the Reit cut the withdrawal to the Austrians and to be dropped, first of all, on the road to intercept the passage to the fleeing and determine the surrender of 75 prisoners with very serious personal risk ", July 11, 1866, at the height of the Third War of Independence Italian (20 June - 12 August 1866). In the admiration and affectionate emphasis of his fellow citizens his heroic gesture is handed down as an entirely solitary action in which, after having climbed the Cima Reit for the passage that has since brought his name, he descended from the scree of Glandadura towards the road of the Stelvio playing the horn, shooting with the rifle and rolling the stones in a great dust, frightening the Austrians who took shelter by locking themselves in the entrance hall of the I Cantoniera. Withheld the surrender, he laid down their weapons and brought them in columns and prisoners to Bormio. Simple stone installation in memory of his deeds, on a path concurrently with the Bormio / Forba topographical indication. Photography, Italy August 2016

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title: PIETRO PEDRANZINI, GOLD MEDAL AT THE MILITARY VALOR

subject date: 2018-02-19

state: Sondrio

caption: Pietro PEDRANZINI (October 9, 1826 - September 3, 1903) Italian patriot, Lieutenant of the National Guard and Municipal Secretary of Bormio (SO), Gold Medal for Military Valor "For having guided the Zambelli column along the difficult and dangerous step of the Reit cut the withdrawal to the Austrians and to be dropped, first of all, on the road to intercept the passage to the fleeing and determine the surrender of 75 prisoners with very serious personal risk ", July 11, 1866, at the height of the Third War of Independence Italian (20 June - 12 August 1866). In the admiration and affectionate emphasis of his fellow citizens his heroic gesture is handed down as an entirely solitary action in which, after having climbed the Cima Reit for the passage that has since brought his name, he descended from the scree of Glandadura towards the road of the Stelvio playing the horn, shooting with the rifle and rolling the stones in a great dust, frightening the Austrians who took shelter by locking themselves in the entrance hall of the I Cantoniera. Withheld the surrender, he laid down their weapons and brought them in columns and prisoners to Bormio. Simple stone installation in memory of his deeds, on a path concurrently with the Bormio / Forba topographical indication. Photography, Italy August 2016

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continent: Europa

image century : XXI

image epoch: Duemiladieci

subject century: XIX

subject epoch: Risorgimento

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