ITALY: Shootings

Skulking behind the pillars of a public building on the main square of Ravenna was one Loopoldo Missiroli, Communist, eying the passersby. It was night, but through the gloom Communist Missiroli descried the forms of Ettore Mury, Commander of the 81st Legion of the Fascist Militia, and Renzo Morigi, Secretary of the local Fascisti. As they strolled by, conversing earnestly, Communist Missiroli drew a gun, fired, wound- ing Signer Mury in the stomach, Signer Morigi in the leg.

Anguished but cool, the Fascist Commander whipped out his revolver, took careful aim, fired. A...

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