P.N.F. Gioventù Italiana del Littorio. Certificate. Rome, 5 December 1942.
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Document decorated with many Fascist symbols, promoting a member of the Fascist youth organization Balilla to captain of his "squadron" for his act of bravery, a vain attempt to rescue a drowning companion. Exhibited with it is a membership card in the group for the year 1935, when the bearer was only five years old.


ITALIAN LIFE UNDER FASCISM: Selections from the Fry Collection
Exhibition in the Department of Special Collections
Memorial Library
University of Wisconsin-Madison
July through September 1998