Insubrica Historica together with Antenna Ticinese Verbanisti, has the pleasure to announce a round-table discussion scheduled for friday 27th September 2019 at 18h15 in Locarno (Biblioteca Cantonale). The Biblioteca Cantonale in Locarno has just started last week the marketing, publishing a first news on their website.
The evening will be moderated by Dr. Stefano Vassere, director of the Biblioteche Cantonali. Pier-Antonio Ragozza, well known for his researches on the Linea Cadorna, will illustrate the role and importance of Swiss help for the existence of this albeit short-lived free-republic. Marino Viganò will illustrate the general historical context. Marino, a well known historian, is probably among the best specialists was belongs to this specific historic period 1943-1945 in Ticino. Raphael Rues will introduce and address the German and Fascists operations at the border with the Swiss cantons: Wallis and Ticino.
The invitation for this evening can be downloaded here. The discussion and presentation will start at 18h15. We will resume the discussion with an informal dinner in a nearby restaurant. Let us know if you plan to attend this presentation.