Gino Lucetti

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Gino Lucetti (August 31 1900 - September 17 1943) was an Italian anarchist. He was born in Carrara, Italy. He fought in World War I. Later he went to France, from where he returned to try to kill the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. On September 11 1926, in the Porta Pia square in Rome, he threw a bomb against Mussolini's car, but without effect. Arrested, Lucetti was condemned to spend his life in prison. In 1943, Lucetti escaped from prison with the help of others, but died shortly during a bombing of Ischia.

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  • Lucetti, Riccardo. Gino Lucetti, l'attentato contro il Duce, 11 settembre 1926. Carrara: Edizioni della Cooperativa Tipolitografica di Carrara.
  • Del Boca, Lorenzo (2000). Il dito dell'anarchico. Edizioni Piemme.
  • Marina Marini, Gino Lucetti. Lettere dal carcere dell'attentatore di Mussolini (1930-1943), Galzerano Editore, Salerno 2010.