Ossola

More details on Chavez first Alpine flight 23.9.1910

Insubrica Historica has already reported the formidable and unlucky adventure of Jorge Chavez, the French-Peruvian pilot that successfully managed to cross the Alps, flying from Brig/Wallis to Domodossola/Italy. We have recently come across to an old newspaper article published by The Guardian and The Observer on Sept. 24, 1910, entitled “Flight […]

The February 2019 visit to Leicester

Last week Insubrica Historica travelled to Leicester, England. It was very nice to be back after that much time, the last time that I visited Leicester was in 2003. Indeed much has changed, especially the University premises are hardly recognizable from before. Plenty of new buildings and many more that will […]

Feedback Presentation SS-Police in Ossola, Domodossola 12.10.2018

Original article written by Alessandro Velli, published in italian on the website Vco24. Official presentation in the late afternoon of Friday 12 October, at the Mellerio chapel in Domodossola, of the interesting book by the Ticinese historian Raphael Rues “SS-Polizei Ossola- Lake Maggiore 1943-45. Rastrellamenti e Crimini di Guerra” printed by Edizioni Insubrica Historica. The […]