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La piccola vedetta lombarda
Description:A boy omeets a squad of Italian soldiers. The commanding officer, fearing to meet the Austrians on the road, asked the boy to get on the ash to lookout. The guy actually discovered a group of Austrian short distance away, but the Austrians notice it and begin to fire. The small lookout, however, continued observation of the enemy, until a gunshot mortally wounding. His body is covered with a flag, strewn with flowers and honored as a heroic patriot.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / Risorgimento; patriottismo; infanzia; Libro cuore / De Amicis / Italy / Patriotism / Mass media and war