Beneath a Scarlet Sky


Mark Sullivan

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Tullio Galimberti Character Analysis

Tullio Galimberti is a family friend of the Lellas and is beloved by Pino. He is also a member of the Italian resistance and gets caught, sent to prison, and tortured. After a rebel bombing occurs in Milan, Tullio is executed by the Nazis to send a message, along with 14 other prisoners.
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Tullio Galimberti Character Timeline in Beneath a Scarlet Sky

The timeline below shows where the character Tullio Galimberti appears in Beneath a Scarlet Sky. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3
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...into the dining room to get him some food. In the dining room, Pino finds Tullio, a family friend, with a beautiful girl named Cristina. Pino asks Tullio how he gets... (full context)
Chapter 5
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...waiting for him when he reaches his destination. After saying goodbye to Michele, Albert, and Tullio, Pino finds a seat on the train and watches the landscape pass by. The train... (full context)
Chapter 13
War and Morality Theme Icon After, Pino accompanies Albert to his shop where he finds his Aunt Greta and Tullio. Tullio tells him that Barbareschi recently escaped San Vittore prison, but now Rauff wants Tullio... (full context)
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Because Tullio cannot freely move around the city, Albert asks Pino to complete one of his normal... (full context)
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...arrives home and reunites with his mother. Soon after, Greta arrives and tells them that Tullio has been taken by the Gestapo. Everyone is shocked and Porzia tells Pino that he... (full context)
Chapter 15
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...his own parents. Doing so would put everyone in danger. They also tell him that Tullio is alive, but he’s been beaten by the Nazis and is being held in prison.... (full context)
Chapter 17
War and Morality Theme Icon tens. Then, he asks every tenth person to step forward, one of whom is Tullio. Pino knows he shouldn’t let Leyers figure out that he knows Tullio, but he worries... (full context)
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...that this is what will happen anytime a Nazi soldier is killed by a partisan. Tullio begins yelling at the Nazi commander, only to be mowed down by machine gun fire... (full context)