Bombazzi, Giovanni.

Biography

Bombazzi, Giovanni (Bombes, Ivan; Bumbaz); b. June 19, 1908, Pula/Pula, Croatia, to the US 1926 entered illegally; South Slav; father Antonio Bombazzi, mother Olga (Jelcic) Bombazzi; To Spain in 1937; Served with the Garibaldi Brigade, Rank Sargento; Known antifascist in his native Pola.
Source: RGASPI; Italian; South Slav; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore; p. 91; Italian-American Volunteers From Istria and The Slovenian Hinterland of Trieste, From Appendix E in John Peter Kraljic’s The Croatian Community In North America and the Spanish Civil War