Zattoni, Albino Giuseppi.

Biography

Zattoni, Albino Giuseppi (Zatoni; Zottoni); b. June 4, 1912 (June 5, 1913), Tres, Trentino, Italy; Italian American; Father David Zattoni; Electrician; Socialist Party of Italy, organizer and local leader of the Italian Federation of the Socialist party of the United States, ILGWU Local 89; Received Passport# 384043 on April 3, 1937 which listed his address as 249 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, and 799 Broadway, NYC (52 W. 15th Street, NYC); Travelled to Spain on May 12, 1937; Arrested in France served 1 month jail term then to Spain in June; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on June 14, 1937; Served with the XII BDE “Garibaldi,” 1st BN, Transmissions Section and Intendencia; Served at Farlete, Fuentes de Ebro, Extramadura, Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; Decorated for his service at Caspe; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. April 27, 1983, Lindenhurst, New York; Wanted by the Italian police and Zattoni is included in the Research bulletin; Spoke Italian, Spanish and English.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre (lined out); Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1018, ll. 40-44; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore; PS; “Albino Zattoni,” “Italian American Collection” IHRC; Socialist Call, May 29, 1937, 3 (Includes a photo).