These memorial stones (Stolpersteine, pietre d'inciampo, or stumbling blocks) commemorate:
* Amedeo Sonnino, born 1892, arrested 16 October 1943, deported to Auschwitz, murdered 31 May 1944.
* Dora Pavoncello, born 1894, arrested 16 October 1943, deported to Auschwitz, murdered 20 June 1944.
* Giulio Amati, born 1913, arrested 1 February 1944, deported to Auschwitz, died 20 April 1945, Landsberg.
Amadeo Sonnino, a butcher, and Dora Pavoncello married and had two children. Their son, Angelo (born 1920), was arrested in 1944, deported 05 April 1944 to Auschwitz, liberated a month later, and he survived. Their daughter, Emma (born 1917), married Giulio Amati, a merchant. Giulio and Emma had 3 daughters who survived. No other information on Emma was seen. Giulio had a role in the resistance but was betrayed by a "friend." Giulio’s stolperstein is here with his wife’s parents’, and a park in Genzano, was named for him in January 2016.
* Isacco Sonnino, born 1883, arrested 16 October 1943, deported to Auschwitz, murdered 23 October 1943.
* Clelia Pontecorvo Sonnino, born 1886, arrested 16 October 1943, deported to Auschwitz, died in unknown place on unknown date.
Isacco and Clelia, husband and wife, were deported 2 days after their arrest. He was killed on arrival in Auschwitz. The time and location of Clelia’s death are not known.
The small brass plaques, in the pavement in front of houses of which the (mostly Jewish) residents were persecuted or murdered by the Nazis, mention the name, date of birth and place (mostly a concentration camp) and date of death.
In many other cities, mainly in Germany but also in other European countries, the memorials also can be found. There are already many thousands of these plaques, and their number is still counting. Almost all Stolpersteine are laid by the German artist himself, Gunter Demnig.
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