Pallone, Alberto.

Biography

Pallone, Alberto. b. June 20, 1897, Sgurgola, Province of Frosinone, Italy, in 1925 emigrated to Canada and later to the US; Italian; father Camillo Pallone, mother Lorenza (Posta) Pallone; Blacksmith and Musician; Domicile Detroit later New York; CP; To Spain In March of 1937 from New York; Served with the Garibaldi Brigade, part of the time with the Brigade’s band; Discharged in February 1939 and confined in France; in 1942 he was handed over to the Italians and was in internal exile in Ventotene; Remembered as having come to the US after WWI, adopted communist ideas; He became one of the organizers of the local antifascist movement; Worked in the communist organizations in Detroit, and sent “subversive” literature to family and friends who remained in Italy.
Sources: Italian; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore.