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"La Domenica del Corriere"_14

25th January 1959 - In a pullman headed for Magherno, near Pavia (Lombardy, Northern Italy), 23-year old Carabiniere Vito Taddeo recognizes a criminal among passengers and tries to arrest him, but he is shot to death. The criminal was arrested three days later.
Cover by Giorgio Tabet.
5th October 1902 - In Italian prisons, chains are abolished.
Unsigned cover (presumably by Achille Beltrame).
19th August 1945 - Unknown people throw bombs in elegant meeting places in Acqui Terme, near Alessandria (Piedmont, Northern Italy).
From May 1945 to March 1946, La Domenica del Corriere was given the name La Domenica degli Italiani (The Sunday of Italians).
Cover by not identifiable author.
9th September 1945 - The fight against bandits in the periphery of Milan.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
23th September 1945 - In Milan, two teen-agers with a gun try to rob a lady, but she beats them up.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
11th November 1945 - Near Pompei (Campania, Southern Italy), husband and wife are killed by unknown people and their corpses are tied to the wheels of their carriage.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
5th August 1951 -He was a Judas Iscariot and a Cain!: mother of Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano accuses Gaspare Pisciotta, cousin and killer of her son.
Cover by Walter Molino.
2nd June 1957 - On 9th April 1953, 21-year old Roman girl Wilma Montesi is found dead on Torvajanica beach, on the Rome's littoral. A Wilma Montesi's friend, Anna Maria Moneta Caglio, made alleged revelations about Roman high society. The case remained unsolved.
Cover by Walter Molino.
2nd March 1958 - Carabinieri arrest a bandit after a firefight in San Pietro di Cavarzere, near Venice. The man was the boss of a band that carried out many robberies.
Cover by Walter Molino.
13th April 1958 - In Milan, police arrest criminals that robbed an armoured car on 27th February, with an amount of more than 100 million Italian liras.
Cover by Walter Molino.
13th July 1958 - A farmer is shot to death on his carriage headed for his mother's house in Cardillo, near Palermo (Sicily, Southern Italy). His mother found his corpse in the carriage.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
5th October 1958 - In London, two man dressed up like Native American and a man dressed up like a cow-boy rob a Post Office armoured car, with an amount of 8000 British pounds.
Cover by Walter Molino.
14th December 1958 - Cover about the dramatic confrontation between Raoul Ghiani (sitting, on the left) and Giovanni Fenaroli (sitting, on the right).
On 11th September 1958, 47-year old Maria Martirano is found dead in her apartment in Rome by her housemaid. Prosecutors accused her husband Giovanni Fenaroli (a building entrepeneuer) of ordering the murder and Raoul Ghiani (an electrical worker) of committing it.
The alleged motive of the murder was the financial imbalance of Giovanni Fenaroli, who had insuranced her wife's life for 150 million Italian liras.
Both men were sentenced to life imprisonment. (See next cover).
Cover by Walter Molino.
19th February 1961 - Giovanni Fenaroli and Raoul Ghiani on trial. (See next cover).
Cover by Walter Molino.
25th June 1961 - Raoul Ghiani assaults Giovanni Fenaroli after being sentenced to life imprisonment.
Cover by Walter Molino.
15th February 1959 - Duel in the sun: in Los Angeles U.S. model Eleanor Cardenas is killed by her husband after trying to kill him. Jealousy was the alleged motive of the tragedy.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
12th April 1959 - In Naples, the trial against Assunta Maresca, better known as Pupetta Maresca (pupetta is informal for little baby or little doll). On 15th August 1955, she killed the alleged instigator of the killing of her husband.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
3rd May 1959 - A 2-day riot in the prison in Deer Lodge (Montana).
Back cover by Walter Molino.
26th July 1959 - In Alabama, a bank manager foils a robbery throwing hot coffee to the robber.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
16th August 1959 - In Milan, a jeweller is killed by three young robbers.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
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Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere

Crime News.

La Domenica del Corriere (The Sunday of Corriere) was a weekly newsmagazine whose first issue was published on 8th January 1899. Its name was after the eminent Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera (The courier of the evening). La Domenica del Corriere was the most popular newsmagazine from its beginning to the 1960s.
Above: cover of the first issue, by Achille Beltrame, about a dramatic snow storm in Montenegro.

Achille Beltrame

Walter Molino
Italian graphics and painters Achille Beltrame (until the 1930s) and Walter Molino (from the late 1940s to 1968) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

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