ITALY: Vengeance

In one of those screeching vehicles labelled S. P. Q. R. (Senatus Populusque Romanus)—, known also as "tram-ways," sat Fascist Deputy Armando Casalini with his 14-year-old daughter. As the trolley car moved off, a well-dressed young man answering to the name of Giovanni Corvi jumped on the rear platform, drew a revolver, fired three fatal shots at Casalini, who fell forward and remained motionless despite the pathetically desperate invocations of his frightened daughter. The assassin, having completed his ghastly deed, turned, jumped off the car, fell, picked himself up and made off,...

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