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by Elmi
11 Jun 2004, 00:09
Forum: Italian History & Culture
Topic: Italian Partisans
Replies: 9
Views: 12445

Re: Italian Partisans search

Thanks so much, ptimber, I'm so glad to find more news about what happened when captured partisans were liberated. Unfortunately, nothing on a name search, but this is interesting.
by Elmi
11 Jun 2004, 00:06
Forum: Italian History & Culture
Topic: Italian Partisans
Replies: 9
Views: 12445

Re: Italian Partisans search

Thanks so much, ptimber, I'm so glad to find more news about what happened when captured partisans were liberated. Unfortunately, nothing on a name search, but this is interesting.
by Elmi
03 May 2004, 19:45
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Elmi (surname)
Replies: 4
Views: 5764

Italian citizen POWs, WWII

I found a WWII term, "nazi lager." Lager usually means light beer to Americans, but this term refers to a Nazi labor or concentration camp: laager - bivouac, camp, cantonment, encampment (online dictionary) I discovered WWII Italians were confined at Bologna and Venice. POW info: http://www.istriane...
by Elmi
03 Mar 2004, 03:53
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Elmi (surname)
Replies: 4
Views: 5764

Still used, 'elmi' is the word for 'helmet.' As a name, it's from Helmut and Wilhelm (also, William of Orange at the time of the Norman Conquest), or in Italian, ' Guglielmo .' (meaning Resolute, Will, Desire) + (Helmet, Protector, Guardian) Source listed below: Augmentatives:[/ b] Guglielmoni, Gugl...
by Elmi
18 Feb 2004, 01:04
Forum: Italian Genealogy
Topic: Elmi (surname)
Replies: 4
Views: 5764

Elmi (surname)

Peter and suanj gave me the info below.

Central & North Italy (517 Elmi focused in region Emilia Romagna)
The surname i found in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Croatia, and Camugnano (province Bologna, region Emilia Romagna). Elmi nobles in Montefalco (province Perugia, region Umbria). Costanza (town?)