Bertani, Luigi Aldo.

Biography

Bertani, Luigi Aldo (Bertuni; Bertan Sala, Alfonso/Ross); b. November 14, 1904, Genoa, Italy, to US 1923; Italian American; Parents di G. Battista and Emilia Peloso; CP; To Spain May 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Later to the Garibaldi BDE, 3rd BN; Fought with the XVth brigade reformed after the fall of Barcelona; Departed Spain and crossed into France where he was confined at Gurs and Vernet; In 1941 he was transferred to Italy where he was sentenced to internal exile and confined in Ventotene; WWII served in the resistance and Partisans, served as a Brigade political commissar.
Source: Inventory North Americans; RGASPI; CPC; PS; Italian; La Spagna Nel Nostro Cuore p. 78.